Henry Williams is a freelance journalist specialising in small business topics, such as Making Tax Digital.

Smart Energy GB

5 benefits for your business of getting a smart meter you might not know

Taking payments as a small business

How to set up a POS system for your small business

Find out how to set up and get the most out of a POS system for your retail or hospitality business

Smart Energy GB

How to get more control over your business budgeting 

Business Technology

How to find the cheapest merchant services for your small business

We explain the various fees charged by merchant services providers, and compare top providers to help you find one that offers your business the best value

Business Technology

HR support services for small business: What are the benefits?

You don't need to hire a whole human resources team for your small business – here's how HR support services could benefit your company.

Making Tax Digital

Basis Period Reform and Making Tax Digital: Everything you need to know 

Who will be affected by the basis period reform? How will the new system work? And what do you need to do to prepare? We explain all


Sole traders and VAT

Whether you pass the VAT threshold or register for VAT voluntarily, we explain everything you need to know about Value Added Tax

Making Tax Digital

9 myths about Making Tax Digital busted

There’s been a lot of misinformation around Making Tax Digital (MTD), leaving many businesses wondering how exactly it applies to them, what their responsibilities are, and whether it will affect their tax liability.  

Taking payments as a small business

How to take a card payment over the phone using a virtual terminal

If you have a telephone, an internet connection, a merchant account, and a virtual terminal, you can start taking payments over the phone today

Running a Business

Running your small business – essential guide

You will always face challenges, but by following these steps, you can face those challenges with confidence and crack on with what you do best: growing your business

Funding your small business

4 reasons to source business funding in 2023

The gloom of recent years is no reason to put off business funding – Henry Williams gives us four reasons why

Smart Energy GB

The 3 biggest benefits of smart meters for small businesses

A smart meter can help you deal with rising energy prices by improving the accuracy of your bills and helping you take greater control of your energy usage