Topical posts

As a business, it's crucial to keep an eye on what's happening in the news. Discover our range of articles that boil down the most important topical issues that can affect your enterprise.

18 May 23
5 minute read

What the abolition of Section 21 means for landlords [2023 update]

The UK government has introduced a Renters (Reform) Bill, committed to abolishing Section 21 'no-fault' evictions, to parliament. Here we break down what this means for landlords.

23 March 23
4 minute read

How can startups reduce exposure to future SVB-type events?

The financial system is still reeling from SVB’s collapse. Here are three bits of practical advice to help you limit exposure to these types of events again in the future.

17 March 23
14 minute read

What the 2023 Spring Budget means for small businesses

On Wednesday 15 March 2023, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt made his highly anticipated Spring Budget speech. We explore what the his proposals mean for businesses around the UK and how they've been met by the small business community.

16 January 23
8 minute read

How can small businesses cope with increased energy prices?

Wholesale energy prices rose significantly between 2021 and 2022, affecting many UK SMEs, despite the introduction of government support. Here’s our guide to what small businesses can do to tackle higher energy costs.

21 November 22
10 minute read

What the 2022 Autumn Statement means for small businesses

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has announced a series of tax increases, spending cuts and fiscal interventions to balance the government's finances. We break down what this means for small businesses.

25 October 22
2 minute read

Survey - residential landlords and rising interest rates

With mortgage interest rates rising, Superscript carried out research to find out how they're reacting.

14 October 22
4 minute read

The Shorthand – more vacancies than job seekers for the first time

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.