Green business

Articles and news on green business practices and green finance for UK SMEs to help support environmentally sustainable projects and initiatives.

Running a Business

Green business tips from Deborah Meaden 

Deborah Meaden shared three top tips for any small business owner who wants to run a green business at the SME XPO in London.  

Funding your small business

Where to find green small business grants

If you fancy making your business and its operations that bit greener, these eco grants will help you get there

Masterclass Series

Green finance

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, walks us through the 'green boom' in eco-friendly businesses along the growth of green finance.


How to win £4,500 to make your small business green

Government teams up with BT, SSE and NatWest to find Britain’s greenest small businesses

Business management

Transition to a net zero future with green finance

Funding Options explain how your small business can become more environmentally friendly and how to fund those sustainability goals

Office & home working

Renewable energy: Why small businesses should go green

Renewable energy has become a global focus over the past few years. Around 100 countries have set renewable energy targets, including the UK. Europe has a target of acquiring 20% of their supply from renewable energy sources.


How your small business can go green

From recycling to ways of saving electricity, Hannah Pennell explores the measures you can take to make your business greener.

Office & home working

Why having a green office boosts business performance

In this piece we explore why reducing your carbon footprint in the office is well worthwhile for your business.

Business management

Starting a green tech business

Green tech entrepreneur Peter Hopton founded data centre cooling company Iceotope in 2011 and talks to SmallBusiness.co.uk about investment, knowing your market, and caffeine.

Government Grants

The green grant

Neil McManus, owner of telecoms provider GHM Communications, won a business grant of £1,000 from Sustainable Routes, an environmentally-friendly project that helps businesses in reduce the cost of business travel.


Green is back on the agenda

Small businesses needing to go green are in urgent need of financial support.


Government helps businesses go green

A new government body is being created to help businesses become more energy efficient and green.

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.

Partner content

Why you need a business bank account

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Partner content

5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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Business management

How to create good cashflow habits

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