Mike
Behind the business: Mike King Windows

Starting up

5 February 2019

Having run a window cleaning company for the past 40 years, Mike knows what it takes to make your business successful. He shares his business tips here.

Ian
Behind the business: Dynamic Double Glazing

Starting up

5 February 2019

Providing the best service possible is what drives Ian Hepburn’s business forward. Here, Ian chats the highs and lows of being self-employed.

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Behind the business: Wendy Harris

Starting up

5 February 2019

For Wendy Harris, clear communication is vital to business success. Here she reveals why she relishes being in the driver’s seat of her business.

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Managing the Winter Blues in the Workplace

Motivation and fun

5 February 2019

How to give the winter blues the red card

Understanding Public Liability Insurance
The 6 Ws of Public Liability Insurance

Safety and insurance

5 February 2019

Understanding the ins and outs of business insurance can be a struggle. Learn the lingo with our guide.

Understanding Professional Indemnity Insurance
The 6 Ws of Professional Indemnity Insurance

Safety and insurance

5 February 2019

Understanding the ins and outs of business insurance can be a struggle. Learn the lingo with our guide.

Understanding Employers’ Liability Insurance
The 6 Ws of Employers’ Liability Insurance

Safety and insurance

5 February 2019

Understanding the ins and outs of business insurance can be a struggle. Learn the lingo with our guide.

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How to apply for small business grants

Starting up

27 January 2019

Applying for small business grants is stressful. Keep calm and (potentially) increase your chances of success with our top tips.

Britains top start up cities
Cities outside London great for start-ups

Starting up

16 January 2019

Great small business opportunities don't end at London. AXA reveals why cities like Manchester and Sheffield are the places to be for start-up success.

Get your business on Google
How to Get Your Business on Google

Digital and innovation

14 January 2019

For most small businesses, half the battle is getting seen. To help, here are AXA' s tips on getting your business ranking on Google and Google Maps.

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How to be a Courier at Christmas

Transport and logistics

12 December 2018

Tips to make your life as a courier easier this Christmas

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Small Business Christmas Survival Guide

Starting up

7 December 2018

12 steps to help your small business flourish this festive season

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The Complete Guide to Social Media for Business

Starting up

26 November 2018

With billions now active on social media, your small business can't afford to miss out. Here's AXA's guide to getting started on social media.

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Then And Now: How Has London Changed?

Motivation and fun

20 November 2018

How has your retail high street changed? AXA delves into the history of some of the UK's major high streets to see how London has changed then to now.

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Then And Now: How Has Manchester Changed?

Motivation and fun

20 November 2018

How has your retail high street changed? AXA delves into the history of some of the UK's major high streets to see how Manchester has changed then to now.

Recipes for success
Tips for Starting a Business

Starting up

16 November 2018

A dash of inspiration? A sprinkle of passion? Kelly Jones - from The Manchester Cakehouse - revealed to AXA her recipe for small business success.