The Baseline

7 May 2021
4 minute read

Auto-renewals cost small businesses billions in 2020

Micro-businesses in the UK lost between £3 - £5.75 billion in 2020 because annual contracts and subscriptions were renewed without their knowledge.

6 May 2021
10 minute read

Best accounting software for small businesses

Accounting software is a no-brainer for getting your finances organised and automated. Here's our list of the top platforms on offer.

5 May 2021
7 minute read

How to become a self-employed accountant

Ready to become a freelance accountant? Discover the qualifications you'll need, an average freelance accounting salary and how to find your first clients.

4 May 2021
3 minute read

What is business turnover and how do you calculate it?

Turnover is a key indicator of a business’s performance. Find out exactly what it is, why it's important and how to calculate your business turnover here.

30 Apr 2021
2 minute read

What is run-off cover?

If you've retired or are changing careers, run-off cover can protect you from mistakes that come to light after you've stopped working or changed careers.

29 Apr 2021
4 minute read

What is an Employer Reference Number?

Your employer reference number (ERN) is a unique identifier for your business. Our guide walks you through who needs an ERN, why and when.

28 Apr 2021
2 minute read

What is a UTR number?

Confused about UTR numbers? Get the answers you need, like what it is, how to find it and what to do about a lost UTR number.

27 Apr 2021
3 minute read

Five tips for digital marketing success

From quick wins to longer term gains, our partner Yell shares their top tips for boosting your digital marketing strategy in 2021.

Business growth / 
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26 Apr 2021
5 minute read

A guide to stocktaking for small businesses

Everything you need to know to take inventory quickly and effectively for your business.

21 Apr 2021
4 minute read

The surprising power of checking in with your coworkers

Checking in with your coworkers can have incredible results. Try our 8 tips to boost workplace wellbeing.