• separate bank account

    Do you need a separate bank account for your business?

    If you’re starting up, do you need a separate bank account for your new business? The answer depends mainly upon the type of business structure you choose to work under.

  • tide small business bank account

    Tide small business bank account – £50 cashback!

    We have set up a partnership with Tide, which is trusted by over 400,000 UK businesses, to provide completely free bank accounts for Bytestart visitors. Plus get £50 cashback!

  • sole trader bank account

    How to choose the best sole trader bank account

    There’s no rule that says you must open a separate business bank account when you start working as a sole trader. In theory, you could use your personal bank account to receive client payments, pay…

  • business banking

    Concise guide to choosing a business bank account

    One of the first things you will do when you set up a new business is to open a business bank account. The easy thing to do is to use your personal bankers to act…

  • cashplus bank

    Cashplus business bank account review

    We look at what the Cashplus business bank account offers customers, as well as some of the pros and cons of using this banking solution.

  • self employed mortgage

    How do you get a mortgage if you’re self-employed?

    Here’s what you need to do to give your mortgage application the best chance of succeeding – whether you’re a sole trader, or running your own limited company.

  • self employed pension

    How to set up a pension when you’re self-employed

    Everything you need to know about setting up a pension when you’re self-employed – whether you’re a sole trader, or running your own limited company.

  • cash flow

    5 ways to instantly improve your cash flow

    Cash flow is the most important thing in your business – more important even than profit. If you imagine cash to be the blood cells of a business, then cash flow is the flow of…

  • How to prevent your business from running out of money

    There are several different measurements that will provide you with insights into the health of your business. Profit is certainly one of them. However, even the world’s most profitable enterprises can experience financial difficulty if…