Startup Funding and Grants

Business funding for graduates launching a start-up

Here is a rundown of business funding options for graduates launching a start-up company.

Business Ideas & Planning

How to turn your one man band business into a market leader

In this piece, we look at some of the most effective pathways to turning your one man band business into a market leader.


Why start-up businesses should have a mentor

Do you need a mentor as a start-up business? Lucas London of Airtasker explains why you might want to consider it.


5 lessons I learned building my 4 successful start-up businesses

Owning a business can be tough. Serial entrepreneur Aleš Špetič shares five important lessons which will help to make your start-up a success.


Millennials: which is the best city for your start-up?

New research reveals a rather surprising hotspot for business. Millennials - find out where you should launch your start-up.

Business Technology

Tech for start-ups: three IT essentials to help your new business

As a new business, you want to be able to benefit from your IT solutions. Here, Bruce Penson of Pro Drive IT outlines three IT essentials for start-ups.


Britain’s best business hubs for startups revealed

A recent study by MoneySuperMarket has revealed the UK’s Best Business Hubs for Start-ups looking for the most efficient options for their business’ development, covering all areas from freelancers to smaller businesses looking for co-working spaces.


How to be resourceful: Top tips for small business frugality

Here, Gauri Kangai of Geovation discusses how being frugal makes smart business sense throughout your start-up’s scale phase.


Three professionals that can help with your start-up venture

There are various key professionals that you need to look at getting onboard during the setup process for your new venture. Here are three examples.


Rise of the uninsured economy? Start-ups boom but lack protection

Just four in ten businesses operate with insurance in their first three years, most commonly assuming they are ‘too small’ for claims.


Start-ups shrug off uncertainty to forecast strong growth

Research finds almost 90 per cent of start-ups are expecting sales growth next year – a quarter anticipate an increase in sales of more than 25 per cent.

Business management

Start-up mistakes: The errors to learn from when launching a business

Jon Ostler, CEO of personal finance comparison website finder.com/uk, discusses some of the common small business mistakes he has witnessed over the years.

Partner content

4 small business functions that must be automated for greater profits

Can technology help you create more efficient business models? In this article, we explore how you can use technology to boost your business

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It’s time the UK’s small businesses got the seamless communications and collaboration tools they need

Why seamless collaboration is crucial for UK small businesses and what tools can help

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Flexible work is making cybersecurity tougher for UK SMBs. It’s time they got the tools, and the platform, to defend themselves

The cybersecurity landscape for small businesses and the tips and tools that can help

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How to enhance your customer and employee experiences using Uber Vouchers

This article explains how Uber Vouchers can enhance both your customer and employee experience