Ultimate guide posts

If you want to find out all there is to know about a particular topic, look no further than our ultimate guides – longer form articles that discect subjects from top to bottom, including things like starting a business, investing, contracting and cybersecurity.

21 November 23
13 minute read

Ultimate guide to startup funding

Everything you need to know about funding for startups. Find out how to make (and not break) your business, with our ultimate guide.

25 August 23
7 minute read

A guide to jury service for the self-employed

If you've been called to sit on a jury, you'll probably have a lot of questions. Here, we answer some common queries about jury service while you’re self-employed, including what expenses you can claim and whether insurance will cover lost income.

11 April 23
7 minute read

A small business guide to registering for VAT

All businesses with an annual turnover greater than £85,000 must register for Value Added Tax (VAT) and complete a VAT return. Read our VAT guide for small businesses, breaking down how to register and pay your taxes.

24 October 22
8 minute read

Small business grants in the UK

Looking for a business grant to get your venture off the ground? We take you through the basics and answer some common questions about grants for small businesses.

18 July 22
6 minute read

What is PCI DSS and what's being updated in 2022?

What is the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and what do the version 4.0 updates implemented in 2022 mean for your small business?

22 June 22
5 minute read

How to become an electrician

Interested in a career as an electrician? Read our guide covering everything from the qualifications required to how to set up and market your business.

15 June 22
3 minute read

What is a Companies House confirmation statement?

Since 2016, all limited companies and LLPs in the UK have had to file a confirmation statement each year with Companies House. We break down what this statement is and how to file it yourself.