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Autumn Budget 2021: what SMEs need to know

27 Oct 2021 | Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented his third Budget today. But what was in there for small businesses? We've rounded up the points you need to know.

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An SME guide to life after furloughindustry insight

An SME guide to life after furlough

15 Oct 2021 | The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), or furlough, was a lifeline for SMEs. With the scheme now closed, we go through other ways to support your business

Finding the positive in a negative reviewindustry insight

Finding the positive in a negative review

08 Oct 2021 | No business owner wants to read bad reviews, but they're inevitable. So what do you do when you get negative feedback? It actually can be a good thing...

7 ways your business can be more customer-centricindustry insight

7 ways your business can be more customer-centric

14 Sep 2021 | Putting your customers at the core of your business can save you money in the long term and boost your profits. We go through 7 strategies to consider.

A beginner's guide to SEO for small businesses: part twoindustry insight

A beginner's guide to SEO for small businesses: part two

06 Sep 2021 | In the second part of our SEO series, we look at how you can improve your SEO and stand out from the crowd. It all starts with knowing your competition.

A beginner's guide to SEO for small businesses: part oneindustry insight

A beginner's guide to SEO for small businesses: part one

03 Sep 2021 | Find out all about what SEO is and why spending time improving yours is good for your business. Part one will run through the basics and give technical fixes

Is your small business cyber secure?industry insight

Is your small business cyber secure?

18 Aug 2021 | Small businesses are common targets of cyber attacks. Understanding your risks and the actions you can take to mitigate them will strengthen your cyber security

What the FX? Tips for small businesses trading internationallyindustry insight

What the FX? Tips for small businesses trading internationally

16 Aug 2021 | Trading internationally can help businesses grow, but payments and exchange rates aren't always smooth sailing. Here's how you can minimise your FX risk.

Four steps to successfully market your business servicesindustry insight

Four steps to successfully market your business services

02 Aug 2021 | Wondering how to market your business services? We've got you covered! Learn how to successfully market your services in 4 simple steps.

The 5 cornerstones of a strong supplier relationshipindustry insight

The 5 cornerstones of a strong supplier relationship

28 Jul 2021 | In business as in life, trust is the key to a strong and happy relationship. Here's what you can do to make sure yours are built to last.

Prompt Payment Code offers more help to SMEsindustry insight

Prompt Payment Code offers more help to SMEs

27 Jul 2021 | Recent updates to the Prompt Payment Code require businesses who've signed up to the Code to pay up within 30 days of receiving an invoice.

How to use tech to streamline your businessindustry insight

How to use tech to streamline your business

15 Jul 2021 | Advancements in tech are arriving at an unprecedented rate. Make sure you're staying up to date with the latest time and admin saving platforms and services.

How to improve your customer serviceindustry insight

How to improve your customer service

09 Jul 2021 | Customers now value good service as much as the goods or service they're purchasing. Here's how you can boost yours to stay ahead of your competitors.

How retailers can hold onto ecommerce customersindustry insight

How retailers can hold onto ecommerce customers

08 Jul 2021 | Lockdowns, restrictions and changing consumer behaviour meant many retailers relied on ecommerce during the pandemic. The key now is holding onto this.

5 ways manufacturers can strengthen their supply chainsindustry insight

5 ways manufacturers can strengthen their supply chains

02 Jul 2021 | A well-organised supply chain keeps your costs down and enables you to adapt quickly to any changes in demand. Here's how to make sure yours is working for you!

Hiring in a hybrid worldindustry insight

Hiring in a hybrid world

29 Jun 2021 | The hiring landscape has changed a lot over the past 15 months. We go through how you can make this work for you to take your business to the next level.

How to future-proof your businessindustry insight

How to future-proof your business

17 Jun 2021 | All kinds of things, from unplanned events to industry disruptors, can have a big impact on your business. Here's what you can do to protect yourself.

The green recovery: investors care about ESGindustry insight

The green recovery: investors care about ESG

14 Jun 2021 | Attracting business investors is no longer just about your financials. ESG concerns are rapidly becoming more significant. Does your business measure up?

What's the future of Making Tax Digital and digital accounting?industry insight

What's the future of Making Tax Digital and digital accounting?

02 Jun 2021 | Digital accounting is changing the tax landscape. As MTD expands, our Head of Partnerships, Chris Findlow, shares advice for accountants to help smaller clients