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The definitive micro-business checklist

Growth and strategy

30 November 2016

Looking to start a micro-business? Here's what you could do first

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Helping your shop make the most of winter

Growth and strategy

10 October 2016

From seasonal specials to winter mood matching, AXA reveals some tips to heat up your store’s sales figures in winter.

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Running A Business After Brexit

Growth and strategy

10 October 2016

With the UK heading towards Brexit, now's the time to start getting ready.

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John Lewis supports SMEs 'Made Locally'

Growth and strategy

25 August 2016

New campaign aims to promote artisan SMEs and local produce in stores

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Funding for small businesses: three places you haven’t tried

Growth and strategy

10 August 2016

Starting a business begins with funding. Luckily, there are more options than ever before. AXA reveals three funding places you haven't tried.

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Cut Your Business Costs

Growth and strategy

1 August 2016

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

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Could outsourcing help your business?

Managing people

1 August 2016

Your business wants to save time and money, so is outsourcing the way to go?

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How retailers can thrive in summer

Marketing and brand

1 August 2016

Here's how summer can be every retailer's favourite time of year.

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Which KPIs are right for your business?

Growth and strategy

4 July 2016

What to measure, how often, and what results to look for explained

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How to win investment for your business

Growth and strategy

4 July 2016

If you've seen Dragons' Den, you'll know how to pitch for investment, right?

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Small Business Stories: Mike Stevenson

Growth and strategy

31 May 2016

We speak to Mike to find out what inspires him to keep his business going

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Small Business Stories: Kelly Jones

Growth and strategy

27 May 2016

Kelly explains how a passion for baking led to the creation of her own business

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Small Business Stories: Simon Maynard

Growth and strategy

27 May 2016

We find out how to cut it as a hairdresser from one of the world’s best

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Small Business Stories: Gaynor Lane

Growth and strategy

27 May 2016

We asked The Garden Girl how she grows her business

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Small Business Stories: Charlie Devlin

Growth and strategy

27 May 2016

Charlie discusses what it takes to be your own boss

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Is online the next step for grocers?

Growth and strategy

4 May 2016

We take a look at the latest trend for grocers: online retail

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What makes a successful tradesman?

Growth and strategy

28 April 2016

Many factors contribute to the success of a tradesman. Keep the work coming in with these do's and don'ts from AXA Business Insurance.

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Uncover the holy trinity of retail sales

Growth and strategy

23 March 2016

We explain three essential retail tips: upselling, cross-selling and bundles