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Whose footsteps are you following in?

Starting up

15 February 2018

Every business comes from somewhere. So who started you on your path to success?

Legacy planning
Legacy planning for startup businesses

Starting up

6 February 2018

When business planning, remember to plan your business' legacy too.

The top four garage startups
The top four garage startups

Starting up

2 February 2018

Big things can start in small places – will you be the next big garage startup?

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The Complete Guide to Social Media for Business

Starting up

26 November 2017

With billions now active on social media, your small business can't afford to miss out. Here's AXA's guide to getting started on social media.

Recipes for success
Tips for Starting a Business

Starting up

16 November 2017

A dash of inspiration? A sprinkle of passion? Kelly Jones - from The Manchester Cakehouse - revealed to AXA her recipe for small business success.

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How to apply for small business grants

Starting up

9 November 2017

Applying for small business grants is stressful. Keep calm and (potentially) increase your chances of success with our top tips.

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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