Guide to contracts
Common business contract types explained

Finance and legal

6 March 2020

Confused about contracts? Read AXA’s guide to learn more about the types of business contracts you’ll come across if you run a small business in the UK.

Cleaning company
How to start a cleaning company

Starting up

28 February 2020

Before you don the rubber gloves, read our guide to starting a cleaning company.

How to deal with customer complaints

Customer matters

27 February 2020

Find out how to respond to unhappy customers and deal with customer complaints.

Manual handling
The safe manual handling at work guide

Safety and insurance

7 February 2020

How to perform manual handling tasks safely, in ten easy steps.

The P11D for small businesses explained

Finance and legal

24 January 2020

Stay on form and learn what small businesses should know about the P11D tax form

Allowable Expenses for the Self-Employed

Finance and legal

21 January 2020

You can claim back business expenses when you're self-employed. Find out how.

What businesses should know about breach of confidentiality

Finance and legal

20 January 2020

Did you know that even a tiny breach of confidentiality could pose a big legal risk to your business? Get protected with our need-to-know guide to keeping data safe.

Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property Rights for SMEs

Finance and legal

14 January 2020

Get clued up on what small businesses need to know about intellectual property rights.

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