Allowable expenses for limited companies

Finance and legal

1 March 2023

Here’s what your limited company is allowed to claim as expenses

Small business marketing plan: A step-by-step guide

Growth and strategy

22 May 2024

Every business should have a strong marketing plan. From setting goals to identifying customers, your marketing plan can act as a blueprint for success for your business.

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National Living Wage increases explained

Finance and legal

27 March 2024

What's changing with the National Living Wage for businesses?

How to register as self-employed

Finance and legal

27 March 2024

Ready to make the leap into the world of self-employment? Starting up your business is an exciting time, but first, there’s an important task to check off your to-do list.

Flexible working: what’s changing?

Workplace and wellbeing

8 March 2024

Flexible working, what's changing? Read on to find out more about the upcoming changes, and what it means for small businesses.

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Catching up with our AXA Startup Angel winner 2023: Intotum

Starting up

4 March 2024

Catching up with our AXA Startup Angel winner 2023: Intotum

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Catching up with our AXA Startup Angel winner 2023: Sistren

Starting up

4 March 2024

Catching up with our AXA Startup Angel winner 2023: Sistren

How to build a winning team

Managing people

20 February 2024

Is it skill? Passion? Hard work? Team spirit? Or a mix of all these things and more? To find out what it takes to build a winning team, we thought we’d speak to the expert.

Photography risks and hazards

Safety and insurance

8 February 2024

Learn about the most common hazards for photographer and how to avoid them.

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Risks and hazards for cleaners

Safety and insurance

18 January 2024

Cleaners need to plan for any potential hazards and accidents. Here's our overview of how to mitigate common gardening risks.

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Gardener risks and hazards

Safety and insurance

12 January 2024

From power tools to sun stroke, gardening can be more dangerous than you think.

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Side Hustle Tax UK Explained

Finance and legal

8 January 2024

From 1 January 2024, new rules have come into place which may affect the tax you pay on your side hustle. AXA explains the changes.

What to consider when starting a business from your home?

Starting up

19 December 2023

If you’re planning to start or are already running a business from your home, this is your guide to making sure everything is above board.

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How to become a music tutor

Starting up

24 November 2023

Love to get lost in the music? Find out how to start a music tutoring business.

Trades business risks and hazards

Safety and insurance

20 November 2023

In this guide we'll examine the most common risks to tradespeople, and some of the best ways to avoid the most harmful hazards where possible.

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Become a freelance graphic designer

Starting up

8 November 2023

If you're thinking of doing freelance graphic design, read this guide to getting started.