Small Business

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


Small Business named as a top blog in coronavirus journalism awards

Small business website achieves record readership, with 1.3m owner-managers turning to the site for industry news in March

Running a Business

Coronavirus small business diary – Stitch & Story CEO Jennifer Lam

Stitch & Story, a digital knitting and crafts brand, saw its online sales jump by nearly 1,000% when lockdown was announced – only for its warehouse to announce it was shutting its doors

Government Grants

How do I get the government £3,000 coronavirus grant?

The Treasury has announced a £3,000 grant for businesses that do not pay business rates to help them survive the coronavirus pandemic – how do you apply for it?


Scottish government launches small business coronavirus helpline

The Scottish government has launched a helpline for small businesses coping with the unfolding coronavirus pandemic


Budget 2020 what it means for small business – analysis and live blog

What Budget 2020 means for small business - expert analysis, reaction and live coverage from the House of Commons as chancellor Rishi Sunak delivers his first Budget.


Insights for small businesses on how to navigate uncertainty post Brexit

Volatile currencies, tariffs and customs checks are just some of the uncertainties if the EU and UK cannot agree a trade deal


How to make the transition from freelancer to small business

Making the transition from freelancer to small business can be pretty daunting. In this piece, we look at how to prepare for the switch.

Export & Import

Exporting: why no business is too small to send goods overseas

More UK companies are exporting than ever, but it shouldn't be limited to big business, according to Geoff Runcie of Morgan Goodwin.


Small companies back new prime minister Theresa May

The Chartered Management Institute has backed the new prime minister’s pledge to make business fairer and work for the many, not the few.


Small businesses feel government favours big companies 

Three quarters of UK small companies believe that the government disproportionately looks after the needs of big businesses, according to a study.


Small companies focus on remaining debt free

Almost half of small and medium-sized businesses are 'permanent non-borrowers', research finds.

Partner content

Streamlining document management for your small business

David Malan, sales director of DocuWare for the UK and Ireland, explains how the platform can streamline your document management

Business Loans

A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.

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Why you need a business bank account

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5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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