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Small Business

Financing

How to control your small business cashflow

Finding and selling to customers

How to help grow your small business sales on and offline

News

Help to Grow scheme losing traction with small businesses

Only 2,500 small businesses have enrolled on the £520m scheme to date, falling short on the government’s target of 30,000 by 2025

News

Half a million jobs in small businesses at risk

Insolvencies expected to increase by 21% this year as small firms face myriad challenges, according to research

Outlook

Future of small business is local, personal and about data

Data and working from home are going to transform small businesses, and the SME owner-director needs to be ahead of that curve

Employing & managing staff

What the Uber ruling means for your small business

The Supreme Court has ruled that some Uber drivers are workers and not self-employed, entitling them to statutory pay and paid holidays. What this means is that many sole traders could also now qualify paid holidays and other benefits from companies that use them

Employing & managing staff

How to deal with sexual harassment in your small business

What should you do if an employee tells you their being sexually harassed by a work colleague? What should you do? And how much could you lose if you handle sexual harassment badly?

Business Loans

How do I apply for a Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan?

How to apply for the new Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan scheme to help small business survive during the COVID-19 outbreak

News

What new Covid restrictions mean for small business

Retailers could be fined if they don’t wear facemasks, while pubs and restaurants must shut by 10pm. New rules to be in place for at least six months

Outlook

How to reopen your small business post lockdown – what we know so far

How to reopen your small business - a SmallBusiness.co.uk guide to reopening your small business post coronavirus lockdown. All the official guidance so far

Questions & Answers

Coronavirus government Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme – how to apply

Find out how you can apply for the Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme to recover the costs of employees shielding, sick or self-isolating

Business management

Coronavirus small business diary – Alessandro Savelli, Pasta Evangelists

When the pandemic hit, artisanal pasta delivery start-up Pasta Evangelists was forced to scale up - and fast

Partner content

16 ways to improve your business cash flow

Read here for 16 tried and tested tips and tricks to improve potential cash flow problems

Partner content

Agility – the new rocket fuel for today’s SMBs

How Microsoft Teams is helping small businesses stay nimble

Partner content

Six ways to boost your small company’s culture with technology

Getting the most from Microsoft Teams to help build a common purpose and connection within your business

Partner content

Five ways to boost SMB cyber defence so you can focus on growth

Want to boost your cybersecurity? Check out these five ways to strengthen your defences against attacks