Business coaching

Articles and guides for UK small businesses on the use of business coaches to help create growth business strategies, build leadership skills, and support managers.

Business Ideas & Planning

Top tips for creating a clear vision for your business

Business coach Tim Rylatt discusses why having a clear business vision matters and shares his top tips for creating one

Business management

Cricket legend Andrew Strauss: 5 tips to boost your business performance

Andrew Strauss, former England cricket captain, shares his 5 tips to boost your small business performance – learnt from sportsmen performing at the highest level

Small Business Insurance

The business coach: Insurance avenues to bear in mind

Tim Rylatt is a business coach in West Sussex. Here, he discusses how he overcame a confusing introduction to insuring his business to get the right cover in place.


Coaching in small businesses: DIY or bring in a professional?

Is business coaching effective? Robert McHenry weighs up internal coaching versus employing external help.

Business Ideas & Planning

How do you become a successful business coach?

Entrepreneur Nicola Bird gives some tips on moving into the business coaching arena.

Government Grants

How to get a government grant for business coaching

Liz Mowatt secured a government grant for business coaching for her company A Giving Tribute, which offers tribute cards for funerals. In a Q and A, she and the company's business strategist Joshua Wood talk to SmallBusiness.co.uk about how the grant has helped the business.

Finding and selling to customers

How Amazon Ads is supporting entrepreneurs

Digital ad campaigns aren't just for big businesses. Here's why you should be considering it...

Partner content

What are the funding options for hospitality businesses?

Hospitality businesses have faced a number of challenges in the last couple of years. Find out what funding and support is available.


6 types of business funding for UK tech companies

Here we explore six types of business funding that can help your UK tech company expand and reach its goals.

Business Loans

A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.