Starting a business


Two-thirds of Brits plan to start businesses in the future

Two in three Brits want to start their own business – do you? We find out what motivates entrepreneurs-to-be and what concerns they have

Business Ideas & Planning

6 best small business ideas for 2022

What are the best ideas for starting your own business in the post-pandemic world we now live in? Here are six suggestions from becoming a yoga instructor to walking dogs or becoming a social media expert

Business Ideas & Planning

Five business ideas that are bound to click

To help you make the right decision on what type of company to start, here are five business ideas to consider.

Starting a Business

Touker Suleyman 7 tips for starting your own business

Touker Suleyman, star of TV’s Dragons' Den, shares his top tips for starting your own business

Business Ideas & Planning

How to become a driving instructor

Do you want to become a driving instructor? Here we explain the need-to-knows such as what the tests entail and franchise vs independent

Sole trader

Setting up as a sole trader – a business is born

Setting up as a sole trader is the preferred option for many businesses starting out. James Johnson guides you through what to do


One in seven adults plan to become entrepreneurs

Research from NatWest found that 50 per cent more people want to become entrepreneurs compared to pre-pandemic levels

Legal advice

Can my employer stop me from setting up a competing business?

What you can and can’t do when setting up in competition against your former employment is often in the fine print of your contract, warns Harper James Solicitors


How to start your own coffee shop

Fancy opening your own coffee shop? We explain what you need to know about cash flow, hiring staff and of course, finding the right coffee.


Half of the UK’s newest business owners are millennials

The largest proportion of new businesses were started by millennials, according to a study based on figures from Companies House

Business Ideas & Planning

Five successful small business ideas for 2021

James Birch of Colour Graphics shares five successful business ideas to launch, including businesses you can run from home.

The Start-Up Series

Starting a business during changing times: danger and opportunity

Matthew Cushen, co-founder at Worth Capital, explores the opportunities and dangers of starting a business now, during a pandemic

Masterclass Series

Green finance

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, walks us through the 'green boom' in eco-friendly businesses along the growth of green finance

Masterclass Series

The funding landscape

This article from Tracc looks at the changing funding landscape and how business owners can improve their chance to secure funding themselves

Partner content

5 tools to help monetise your content in 2022

We explore five online tools that you can use to help you monetise your content in 2022

Partner content

Tooling up for hybrid

Equipping your people with the best technologies for the hybrid workplace