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Business Technology

7 HR software tools ideal for small business

Streamlining your HR functions is key to running an efficient business. Here are seven HR software tools that can help you do just that.


Employment Allowance for small business

We answer the key questions around Employment Allowance to help you determine whether your business is eligible and, if it is, how to apply


What the off-payroll U-turn means if you’re self-employed

Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng made a shock announcement in the mini-Budget last Friday. The Government will repeal off-payroll working legislation from April 2023. Here’s what it means for freelance contractors


Workplace pension schemes: What you need to know

We explain your pensions responsibilities as an employer, how to choose a pension scheme, and how you can remain compliant


Becoming an employer for the first time? What you need to know

Running your own business involves necessary admin. Especially when it comes to payroll and tax. Happily, there’s software to help you


Using software to run your small business payroll

Running your business’ payroll is much easier with market-leading accountancy software. Here’s how to work out which product is best for you


Payroll: DIY or bring in the professionals?

It’s not always easy to decide whether you need professional help with your payroll. Could a bookkeeper or accountant benefit your business, or is the DIY approach best?


How to pay staff

You’ve just taken on your first member of staff, which means you must run payroll? What is payroll and how do you notify HMRC?


National Payroll Week: How HR professionals can adapt for the future

Payroll and HR professionals have a multitude of challenges to overcome post-Covid. For small business owners, in particular, it’s important to understand these new challenges and help colleagues work to their best ability


Payroll: how UK small businesses can get it right

For a small business, handling your payroll is tricky at the best of times, but the coronavirus pandemic and emergence of hybrid working have complicated matters further. Here’s how you can get it right first time


How to boss payroll year-end during Covid-19

It’s hard to imagine a tougher year for business, with coronavirus and Brexit disrupting normal operations and making it hard for organisations to work cohesively

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How Amazon Ads is supporting entrepreneurs

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

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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.