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.

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The van driver’s ultimate chillout playlist

Transport and logistics

18 March 2019

The perfect playlist to reduce stress while driving: revealed

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.

Wendy
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 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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Lessons you can learn from John Lewis

Marketing and brand

7 November 2018

How can you mimic the festive success of the John Lewis Christmas ads?

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How to drive your van in winter weather

Transport and logistics

7 November 2018

Learn how to keep your cool on the highway when winter weather bites.

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Ten ways to winter-proof your van

Transport and logistics

7 November 2018

Easy tricks to keep your van road ready as winter weather rolls in.

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Budget 2018: what SMEs need to know

Business news and opinion

1 November 2018

Examining how the Chancellor’s Budget could impact how small businesses operate.

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How to survive running a business from home

Starting up

17 October 2018

Running a home business? Here’s how to make the most of it.

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Independent shops: heroes of the high street?

Customer matters

14 October 2018

The UK high street is more tempestuous than ever but could independent shops ride out the storm?