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The rise of the family-run business

Starting up

8 September 2017

Inspiration? Security? Why are more of us following our fathers into business?

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W Stephens & Sons: a family affair

Starting up

8 September 2017

Chris Stephens explains why good business runs in the family

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One entrepreneur’s tips for starting up

Starting up

10 July 2017

We asked an entrepreneur what advice they’d give to those looking to start up

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Are business partners key to success?

Starting up

10 July 2017

Starting up on your own could be daunting, so is a business partner the key?

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The unlikely road to startup success

Starting up

10 July 2017

Follow one entrepreneur from footballing disappointment to startup success

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Meet The Inspired: Ryan Tym

Starting up

10 July 2017

Everyone's startup story is different. Let's Meet the Inspired.

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Are tradeswomen looking forward to 2017?

Starting up

21 March 2017

Why are British tradeswomen looking forward to a prosperous year in 2017?

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Women and manual trades – 5 businesses transforming the landscape

Starting up

21 March 2017

There is still a shortage of women entering trades, however, there are businesses who are actively working to redress the gender balance.

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Five trades that need more women

Starting up

21 March 2017

These five professions could use more balance – and here's how to get involved

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Why trades are a great option for women

Starting up

21 March 2017

If you're a woman thinking of going self-employed, trades could be the answer

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Why Edinburgh is great for startups

Starting up

6 March 2017

The festival, the castle, and now the technological hub for startups in the UK

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Pancake Day: why not take a break?

Kelly Jones (Owner, The Manchester Cakehouse) in

Starting up

27 February 2017

The Manchester Cakehouse shows us how to treat your business this Pancake Day

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Why more mums are launching businesses

Starting up

24 February 2017

What the trend of 'productive parents' means for the UK business landscape

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Spotlight On: Female Entrepreneurs and Inequality

Starting up

17 January 2017

Exploring the meteoric rise of female entrepreneurs and challenging workplace inequality.

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Are you ready to start a business?

Starting up

16 December 2016

What you need to know from those who have taken the small business plunge

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Five reasons to go for it and launch a micro-business

Starting up

30 November 2016

Got an idea for a business but need a reason to go for it? Here's AXA's top five reasons to start a micro-business.

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The rise of the artisan SME

Starting up

29 September 2016

Artisanal SMEs are on the rise, so what can their success teach your business?

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How to become a self-employed courier

Starting up

25 August 2016

Find out if becoming a self-employed courier is the right route for you