Weather proof your home
How to protect your business from storm and weather damage

Safety and insurance

10 November 2020

Find out how to protect your business premises from floods, high winds and show.

Software and tools for small home businesses
Software and tools for small home businesses

Digital and innovation

20 September 2020

With many small businesses going online and working from home for the first time, AXA looks at the business software and tools to help make your job easier.

How to freelance
How to start working freelance

Starting up

6 August 2020

Thinking of working freelance? AXA’s guide explains the role of a freelancer and how to start a freelance business.

How to become a business consultant

Starting up

23 June 2020

Thinking of becoming a business consultant? Read AXA’s guide for advice on how to start and what to expect.

Can a pop-up shop boost your business?

Marketing and brand

1 June 2020

Why opening a pop-up shop might be the next step for your business

A cafe owner
How small businesses are surviving lockdown

Back to Business

29 May 2020

Are you worried about your small business during lockdown? Maybe you’re self-employed and unsure about social distancing? AXA’s guide explains more.

How trades businesses can reopen safely

Re-opening your business in

Back to Business

29 May 2020

What steps and precautions your trades business must take to reopen safely

Startup risks (and how to handle them)

Starting up

18 May 2020

60% of new businesses fail in the first three years. AXA explains the most common startup risks and how small businesses can avoid them.

Get business online
Guide to getting your business online

Back to Business

18 May 2020

Looking to get your business online for the first time? Follow AXA's quick tips.

Calculating dividend taxation.
Dividends for small businesses explained

Finance and legal

1 May 2020

What your small business needs to know about paying dividends.

Guide to contracts
Small business guide to employment contracts

Managing people

23 April 2020

AXA’s guide will help small business owners understand the different types of employment contracts. Read more.

Working from home
How to work from home successfully

Back to Business

15 April 2020

Working from home for the first time? Read AXA’s guide to help you work successfully.

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.