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Side hustle ideas: how to start a side business and earn extra money

Starting up

24 November 2022

Want to start a side business? From candle making to dog walking, here are AXA’s side hustle ideas to help you earn extra money.

How to boost your recruitment strategy

Managing people

24 November 2022

Here’s five ways to make sure your SME is recruiting the very best

How women overcome barriers to success

Business news and opinion

19 November 2022

What barriers do women face in business and how can these be overcome?

What are Angel Investors

Growth and strategy

17 November 2022

With recent predictions that the property market may remain volatile for the immediate future, investors may be looking outside the property industry for their next big project.

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Cleaners Allowable Expenses

Finance and legal

11 November 2022

If you work as a cleaner, make sure you're not paying more tax than you have to.

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The UK Energy Crisis & Small Businesses

Business news and opinion

7 November 2022

Find out how to navigate the rising cost of energy as a small business owner.

Small business rates relief: the facts

Finance and legal

3 November 2022

Find out how small business rate relief could benefit your business.

How to start a life coaching business

Starting up

31 October 2022

Looking to start a life coaching business? Here, AXA breaks down what skills you need and how to get started.

The ins and outs of government small business grants

Back to Business

25 October 2022

Looking to apply for a small business grant? Read AXA’s guide to learn everything you need to know.

Team Repair: AXA Startup Angel Winners 2022
AXA Startup Angel winner: Team Repair

Starting up

5 October 2022

Introducing our AXA Startup Angel winners for 2022: Team Repair.

Muihood - 2022 Winner of Startup Angel
AXA Startup Angel winner: Muihood

Starting up

4 October 2022

Introducing our AXA Startup Angel winners for 2022: Muihood.

Hairdresser risks and hazards

Safety and insurance

30 September 2022

Being a hairdresser comes with it’s own unique set of risks and hazards. Here, AXA runs down the most common risks and how to avoid them.

Cut Your Business Costs

Growth and strategy

29 September 2022

It's a big decision, deciding what to cut. Here's how to make the right choices.

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Naming your business and protecting it

Starting up

15 September 2022

Once you find a unique business name, you'll want to protect the use of it.

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Event ideas to increase salon footfall

Marketing and brand

14 September 2022

Want to get more people into your salon? Here’s a few event ideas that may help.