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Why apprenticeships work for businesses

Managing people

28 January 2022

From skills to ideas, apprentices can bring big benefits to small businesses.

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Personal Trainer Allowable Expenses

Finance and legal

20 June 2022

We’ve made it easy to understand allowable expenses and maximise your earnings.

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How to Open a Coffee Shop

Starting up

17 June 2022

Dream of opening a coffee shop? Find out how to get started.

How to Start a Hairdressing Business

Starting up

15 June 2022

Find out how you can join one of the happiest professions in the UK by starting your own hairdressing business.

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Automation for Small Businesses

Digital and innovation

15 June 2022

Automation is not only realistic but also can be beneficial to small businesses.

BOSH! Founders, Ian & Henry. Judges for Start Up Angel 2022
Chatting with the Startup Angels: BOSH!

Starting up

9 June 2022

Henry Firth of BOSH! talks about AXA Startup Angel 2022

Raphael Sofoluke, Judge for Start Up Angel 2022
Chat with Startup Angel Raphael Sofoluke

Starting up

9 June 2022

Raphael Sofoluke talks about returning as a judge for AXA Startup Angel 2022

Sharmadean Reid MBE, Judge for Start Up Angel 2022
Meet the Startup Angels: Sharmadean Reid

Starting up

9 June 2022

Sharmadean Reid talks about AXA Startup Angel 2022

Retail and Shop Owner Allowable Expenses

Finance and legal

1 June 2022

Our easy guide explains allowable expenses to help you save more on tax.

The Importance of Business Credit Scores

Finance and legal

23 May 2022

Learn more about how a good business credit score can help your startup grow.

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What type of hairdressing salon is right for you?

Growth and strategy

28 April 2022

Learn more about the pros and cons of each salon type and find the best for you.

Achieving Net Zero as a Small Business

Digital and innovation

26 April 2022

Small businesses can play a key part in helping reduce the UK's carbon emissions

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Small business stories: Abigail Butler, Strictly Xtended

Starting up

21 April 2022

Abigail talks about customer loyalty and taking your time to build a business.

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An Employer's Guide to P60s

Finance and legal

12 April 2022

We’ve created a helpful guide covering the main facts about how P60s work.

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Allowable Expenses for Hairdressers

Finance and legal

22 March 2022

Don’t pay more tax than you have to. Learn more about allowable expenses.

The pros and cons of becoming a landlord for your second property

Finance and legal

15 March 2022

Whether to rent or sell a second property can be a big decision. Read AXA's guide to the pros and cons of having a second home to understand your options.