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Catch up with the latest business news for start-up's and SME's.

Juggling childcare when you're self-employed - is it doable?

October 22, 2019 By Helen J in Tips & Guides · 5 minute read

With the ever-increasing cost of childcare looming over the heads of working parents, can becoming self-employed help ease the struggle?

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Yearning for self-employment? 10 viable business ideas for 2019

September 27, 2019 By Chloe Webster in Tips & Guides · 3 minute read

Be your own boss. Here are 10 of the very best small business ideas for 2019 that will cost little, or absolutely nothing to start up.

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UK finance sector report 1000% increase in Cyber Attacks

July 04, 2019 By Simon Moorcroft in News · 3 minute read

Hack attacks and other cyber-related crimes reported by the UK's financial sector have risen massively in the last year

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7 easy ways to generate PR for your small business

June 10, 2019 By Chloe Webster in Tips & Guides · 3 minute read

Generating PR for your business is a great way to get your name out there. It can feel quite daunting at first, but once you know where to start, you'll begin to wish you had begun years ago. Check out these easy top tips to help get you started.

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7 top tips for scaling up your business

May 14, 2019 By Chloe Webster in Tips & Guides · 3 minute read

So, your business has been pretty steady for a few years now and you're ready to scale up. It can feel like a scary leap to take if you have never done it before but we've compiled a handy list of top tips that will help you along the way.

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Ten important Cybersecurity tips for your small business

April 29, 2019 By Chloe Mckenna in News · 3 minute read

It's easy for smaller businesses to overlook how secure their data is. It happens to big businesses but surely not my little company? Well, it does, and cyber attackers love how relaxed you are about it.

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How to protect your Intellectual Property as a startup or scale up

April 19, 2019 By Chloe Mckenna in News · 3 minute read

It's so easy to overlook your intellectual property when you're a startup. Even companies who've been in business for a while but are scaling up can easily forget just how important it is to protect yourself and your business

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How to switch your business bank account

April 11, 2019 By Chloe Mckenna in News · 3 minute read

Is it time to switch business bank accounts? Not sure where to start? Then read on. We’ve compiled this guide to help you with all considerations and explain the switching process as simple as possible.

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Pensions auto-enrolment: Everything an employer needs to know

April 10, 2019 By Chloe Mckenna in News · 3 minute read

From 6th April 2019, the amount paid into an employees pension has gone up. The employee contribution will rise as well as what the employer needs to pay.

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Accountant or Bookkeeper - who is right for my business?

January 24, 2019 By Chloe Mckenna in News · 3 minute read

Starting a business comes with a lengthy to-do list, not to mention the massively distracting and time-consuming bookkeeping, tax, and accounting. So, which one is best for your business, Accountant or bookkeeper?

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