Business Management posts

Guides on all things managing a business, including answers, recommendations and how-to's for those who are just starting out or looking to learn more.

02 February 23
5 minute read

What do interest rate rises mean for small businesses?

As the Bank of England raised interest rates to 4% on 2 February – the tenth consecutive rate rise since 2021 – we look at how this affects small businesses.

13 January 23
4 minute read

Allowable expenses when you’re self-employed

What are allowable expenses? Who can claim them? This guide covers all you need to know – helping you claim everything you’re entitled to.

05 January 23
7 minute read

Key business dates for 2023

Get prepped for the year ahead with our business calendar, including tax and reporting deadlines, marketing days and changes to business rates.

12 December 22
4 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?

13 October 22
5 minute read

Are you Making Tax Digital ready?

Learn more about HMRC's initiative to make taxes digital, and find out all you need to know about signing up, meeting upcoming deadlines and finding the right software.

06 October 22
3 minute read

What is business turnover and how do you calculate it?

Turnover is a key figure for all small businesses. This back-to-basics guide will help you understand what turnover is, when you might use it and how to calculate it.

21 September 22
4 minute read

5 business accounting formulas (calculator included)

You don’t have to be an accountant to understand your financial performance. Use our calculator to assess your business with five important accounting formulas.