The Baseline

4 Aug 2022
6 minute read

A guide to National Insurance for the self-employed

Freelancers and the self-employed pay their National Insurance contributions a little differently to people employed by a company. Read our guide to the ins and outs of how National Insurance works for the self-employed.

3 Aug 2022
5 minute read

A landlord’s guide to rental yield

Rental yield is one of the most important metrics for landlords. Find out how to calculate it, how to improve it, and the average rental yield in your region.

2 Aug 2022
5 minute read

How to know if you can use an image online

If you own a business, or freelance on behalf of clients, you’re likely to use images at some point in your work, but not all images you find online are free to use. Our guide and image usage tool are here to help.

1 Aug 2022
3 minute read

Digital marketing tips for small businesses

From SEO, social and influencer marketing, small businesses need digital/online marketing. Get started.

29 Jul 2022
5 minute read

The Shorthand – a helping hand with business software

Your weekly business news roundup that allows you to speed through the top news stories affecting the UK’s small businesses, all in under 5 minutes.

28 Jul 2022
8 minute read

What is insurance fraud and what are its consequences?

Insurance fraud – when the holder of a policy knowingly and deliberately makes a false claim – can be an extremely serious act, with significant consequences.

27 Jul 2022
3 minute read

Fintech. Mind the gap. Next stop, SM&CR

A likely expansion of SM&CR will impact how fintechs approach their directors’ and officers’ liability insurance. In this article our expert explains the actions you can take now, and how Superscript can help.

22 Jul 2022
5 minute read

The Shorthand – here come the recovery loans!

Your weekly business news roundup that allows you to speed through the top news stories affecting the UK’s small businesses, all in under 5 minutes.

21 Jul 2022
5 minute read

Who are stakeholders in business and what do they do?

What exactly is a stakeholder in the world of business and what does stakeholder management involve? We breakdown who these key players are and the process of how they are managed.

18 Jul 2022
6 minute read

What is PCI DSS and what's being updated in 2022?

What is the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and what do the version 4.0 updates implemented in 2022 mean for your small business?