Guide to going self-employed
Going Self-Employed: A Guide

Starting up

7 January 2020

Starting a business on your own should be less daunting with our guide.

Making tax digital
Making Tax Digital: the facts

Digital and innovation

17 December 2019

Looking to learn how the Government's Making Tax Digital system will impact your business? Get up to speed with our guide to the ins and outs of Making Tax Digital.

Jump through hoops
A guide to business licences

Finance and legal

11 December 2019

Baffled by business licences? Follow AXA's guide to learn how business licences keep your business activities legal.

Behind the Business: Maison de Choup

Starting up

4 December 2019

For George, hard work is worth it when your business helps inspire others.

15 things we love about local shops

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Business news and opinion

19 September 2019

They’re the heart of the community for a reason... or 15 reasons!

How to value a business
How to value your small business: a guide

Finance and legal

20 August 2019

Whether you’re considering selling up or are just curious to see the financial fruits of your labour, here’s AXA’s guide to how to value your business.

Work life balance
How to keep your business organised

Workplace and wellbeing

30 July 2019

Easy ways to keep your business organised and running at its best

Behind the business: Paper Ribbons

Starting up

23 July 2019

For Roz, hard work is easy when you're doing what you love. Find out why.

Small business tech hacks
Small business technology hacks

Digital and innovation

23 July 2019

Make running a business a little simpler with our top six tech hacks.

Failure - a recipe for success
4 Lessons to learn from big brand blunders

Motivation and fun

23 July 2019

The lessons your small business can learn from the marketing missteps of big brands.

IR35 legislation: the facts

Finance and legal

26 June 2019

Struggling to get to grips with IR35? AXA explains what the UK tax legislation is and what it means for you.

Mobile beautician vs. Beauty salon: the pros and cons

Growth and strategy

25 June 2019

Fancy becoming a mobile beautician or opening up a beauty salon? Here, AXA outlines the pros and cons of both.

Limited companies and allowable expenses

Finance and legal

21 June 2019

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

Mental health week
Looking after your health when running a business

Workplace and wellbeing

13 May 2019

Running a business can be demanding. Here, AXA chats to Dr. Wendy Li on how to look after your mental and physical health as a business owner.

How to take the nerves out of networking

Growth and strategy

1 May 2019

For many business owners, networking can feel like a necessary evil. Here, Wendy Harris, owner of WAG Associates, shares her top tips on making it less nerve-wracking.