Export & Import

Microbusinesses lead way when it comes to exports

Nearly half of microbusinesses made exports last year compared with 39% in 2021


Self-employed Making Tax Digital faces delay until 2026

Treasury set to announce two-year delay to rolling out its Making Tax Digital system to the self-employed and microbusinesses earning over £10,000 from April 2024 to 2026


How microbusinesses take the first steps toward sustainability

Helping the environment can open up the possibility of more revenue, says Ben Law, VP and head of UK and Ireland at GoDaddy


Why microbusinesses are crucial to levelling up

The numbers of young, female and diverse entrepreneurs starting their own businesses have all risen sharply since the pandemic. However, the South continues to dominate start-up creation in England. It’s something the government needs to address

Business management

Theo Paphitis 6 micro business tips Q&A

Here are six micro business tips that came out of our Twitter Q&A with Dragons’ Den TV star Theo Paphitis

Making Tax Digital

Halt rollout of Making Tax Digital to smallest businesses, urge MPs

MPs question forcing the smallest microbusinesses to adopt expensive accounting software, say small businesses have hurt enough already

Business management

5 winning traits 5 top entrepreneurs all have in common

Tony Robinson has interviewed hundreds of business owners about what makes them a success. Here he shares 5 traits common to all successful entrepreneurs


Rishi Sunak eyes offering 100% guaranteed loans for microbusinesses

As many of 1m microbusinesses could benefit from 100% guaranteed loans and overdrafts for up to £25,000 per small business


Microbusinesses spent 10 weeks handling financial admin in 2019

Financial admin is time-consuming for micro firms – and it's not helped by late payments. Here's how to protect your business against them.

Taking payments as a small business

40% of the UK’s micro businesses do not accept card payments

This is despite digital payments being the preferred way to pay for 47pc of shoppers


Britain has the 4th highest number of micro-businesses per capita

Vistaprint’s Global Micro-Business Impact Report investigates the importance micro-businesses have to the global economy.

Employing & managing staff

Microbusiness staff are the most engaged, study finds

New research suggests that staff working for the smallest businesses in the UK are the most engaged with the wellbeing of the company.

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.