The Baseline

15 Sep 2022
3 minute read

How much is Statutory Sick Pay, and what's the SSP rate?

If an employee falls ill, they could be eligible for Statutory Sick Pay. But what’s the current SSP rate? And as an employer, what should you know about SSP?

9 Sep 2022
4 minute read

The Shorthand – a freeze on bills, silence on crypto

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.

7 Sep 2022
5 minute read

How to complete your Self Assessment tax return

Many people, including business owners and freelancers, need to complete a Self Assessment tax return. Here are our top tips for making the process less taxing.

2 Sep 2022
4 minute read

The Shorthand – will we see a banking 'Big Bang'?

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.

1 Sep 2022
5 minute read

The best websites for freelance jobs

Getting started as a freelancer can be daunting, we've shared some of the best sites to consider if you’re looking for work as a freelancer.

26 Aug 2022
4 minute read

The Shorthand – could business grants be on the way?

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.

23 Aug 2022
5 minute read

The best business bank accounts

There are loads of business bank account options in the UK, but which is the best? Discover our top 5, including their fees and features.

19 Aug 2022
4 minute read

The Shorthand – cutting costs from cucumbers to childcare

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.

18 Aug 2022
5 minute read

A tempering of the storm? Insurance market update 2022

Insurance has seen hard market conditions in recent years, insurance expert Luke Chesworth explains signs this is ending and what businesses need to know.

16 Aug 2022
5 minute read

How to start a personal training business

Thinking about starting your own personal training business? Get set with our simple guide.