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How to price a product: a business guide

Growth and strategy

27 April 2021

Not sure how much to charge? AXA’s guide will help you set the right price

AXA Customer, Abigail Butler, drying a client's hair in her salon
What type of hairdressing salon is right for you?

Growth and strategy

28 April 2022

Learn more about the pros and cons of each salon type and find the best for you.

Hiring An Intern: Insight For Small Business

Growth and strategy

5 October 2021

AXA’s marketing intern, Olly Buckley, shares some insight for small businesses who are thinking about taking on an intern.

Restaurants back to business
How restaurants and cafés can get back to work safely

Re-opening your business in

Back to Business

31 March 2021

What steps and precautions your café must take to reopen safely

Laptop and sheet of paper
How to write a business continuity plan

Growth and strategy

2 March 2021

What is business continuity planning (BCP)? Outline how your business will operate during an unplanned disruption with AXA’s handy checklist and template.

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 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.

sme guide to landing public contract
The SME Guide to Landing Public Sector Contracts

Growth and strategy

21 August 2018

Working with the Government can seem daunting, so follow AXA' s beginner' s guide to the public procurement process for small businesses.

Good business sense: getting involved in the community

Growth and strategy

7 August 2018

Our Guide on Creating Business Partnerships and Supporting Local Causes.

Business lessons you can learn from dad

Growth and strategy

12 June 2018

Running a business is like raising a child, so what can you learn from your dad?

How businesses can benefit from teaching

Growth and strategy

9 May 2018

Your business could be sitting on a goldmine: your own expert knowledge

Is failure the key to success?
Is failure the key to success?

Growth and strategy

15 February 2018

Business mistakes can be the stepping stones to future success.

A guide to objectives for the New Year

Growth and strategy

12 January 2018

How to set rewarding and achievable goals for the New Year and beyond.

Why winter is ideal for a yearly review

Growth and strategy

30 November 2017

Taking a look back is the best way your business can plan for the year to come.

How to turn your idea into a business

Growth and strategy

9 November 2017

All businesses start with an idea: so how do you turn your idea into a business?

Can mentoring help your business?

Growth and strategy

16 October 2017

Could becoming a mentor – or a mentee – really improve your business?

Finding a mentor: what you need to know

Growth and strategy

6 October 2017

Ever thought of finding a business mentor to guide you on your journey?

Retail giants merge with smaller grocers

Growth and strategy

24 July 2017

Are mergers between retail giants and smaller stores a marriage of convenience?

BrewDog: raising the bar for start-ups

Growth and strategy

4 July 2017

BrewDog's story just goes to show how small business can lead to big success