The Baseline

27 Apr 2022
6 minute read

Deposit protection schemes – a guide for landlords

All landlords in the UK are required by law to hold their tenants’ deposits in an independent protection scheme. Here we breakdown how the system works, explaining everything you need to know as a landlord.

26 Apr 2022
6 minute read

Insurance and crypto mining

Could crypto mining organisations provide a gateway for more widespread insurance appetite for crypto businesses? Read the article to find out.

25 Apr 2022
5 minute read

What is a B Corp? And should your business become one?

With over 4,000 in the world, B Corps are fast becoming a new breed of business. Discover why they matter and what you can do to get involved.

22 Apr 2022
5 minute read

The Shorthand – end of the road for fake reviews

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.

14 Apr 2022
7 minute read

How to start a candle or wax melt business

Following its boom in 2020, candle making has become a profitable pastime. Learn how to start your own candle or wax melt company with our 10-step guide.

13 Apr 2022
6 minute read

What is an umbrella company? And should you use one?

Umbrella companies act as the middle man between you and a client or recruitment company. Learn who they're suitable for and the pros and cons of using one.

12 Apr 2022
8 minute read

The top 5 maintenance skills every landlord needs

Being a new landlord is tough, with many responsibilities on your shoulders. This guide helps you get ahead of your tasks and save money on the essential maintenance jobs in your property.

7 Apr 2022
5 minute read

Top 5 unicorns in the UK

Unicorns are the rare startups valued at more than $1 billion. We look at 5 of the top unicorns in the UK in 2022, and what sets them apart from the herd.

6 Apr 2022
5 minute read

Tax changes that landlords should know about

April 2022 brings with it a whole slew of changes to tax and National Insurance in the UK. Here’s what landlords across the UK should know about the changes.

5 Apr 2022
5 minute read

Invoice template for self employed professionals

Invoices are a key part of running any business. This guide takes you through what they are, the various types and how to create one (including a customisable invoice template).