• online business tools

    Tools for small businesses that you need in your (work)life

    Small business owners can often get caught up doing anything but the work actually related to the nature of their business. Here we list some tools that can help reduce the amount of time spent doing ‘admin’.

  • work from home insurance

    Working from home – insurance policy pitfalls to watch out for

    More small business owners are working home than ever. However, one thing that many people don’t think about with their home-based venture is insurance. Existing house insurance policies are designed to cover domestic arrangements, and…

  • Guide to working from a garden office for start-ups

    Most new businesses are started from home. But with space at a premium and other pressures – such as COVID-19 – making households busier than ever, might buying a garden offer a solution for your…

  • Leased or serviced office space – which is the best fit for your business?

    Moving into a proper office can make what you do seem a whole lot more real – but it’s a daunting move to make, and with more options available than ever before, it’s unsurprising that…

  • The workaholic’s guide to successfully working from home

    Many small businesses are successfully started up from home, and there are huge advantages of doing this while you get your business off the ground.

  • commercial lease

    What to watch out for in a commercial lease – tips for small firms

    When you take on a commercial property, you probably have a lot of things to worry about that don’t directly relate to the property itself – business plans, securing funding, and so on. However, that…

  • Should you rent or buy your business premises?

    Finding the right premises is one of the most crucial decisions when starting or growing your business. Many firms are successfully started from home – that’s certainly the most cost effective place to base your…

  • Working from home – a guide for small business owners

    Working from home is becoming increasingly popular, and it’s not just the big corporates who are offering their staff the chance to work away from the office. Savvy small business owners are now looking to…

  • How to find the perfect business premises

    Of all the things you need to deal with when you start your business, two areas are particularly scary and will give you most hassle: recruitment and finding premises. Get either of these wrong and…