Small Business Ideas

Articles, guides and listings about business ideas for entrepreneurs and those wanting to start a new commercial enterprise.

Business Ideas & Planning

6 best small business ideas for 2023

With the pandemic behind us, climate goals to reach ahead of us and a recession staring us in the face, here are six small business ideas to consider in 2023


7 business tips from Made in Chelsea star Jamie Laing

Jamie Laing, former Made in Chelsea star and co-founder of Candy Kittens, shares seven tips that he's learned from his time in business

Business Ideas & Planning

6 best small business ideas for 2022

What are the best ideas for starting your own business in the post-pandemic world we now live in? Here are six suggestions from becoming a yoga instructor to walking dogs or becoming a social media expert.

Business Ideas & Planning

Five low-cost business ideas for your consideration

Here, we look at five of the most useful low-cost business ideas you can consider in any country

Business Ideas & Planning

Five successful small business ideas for 2021

James Birch of Colour Graphics shares five successful business ideas to launch, including businesses you can run from home.


List of small business associations and networking groups

Business associations and networks offer SME owners and entrepreneurs useful resources to help them grow their companies.


How to successfully pitch your business idea

Here, we provide some tips on how to build a punchy investor presentation – and how to condense it into a 30-second elevator pitch.

Business Ideas & Planning

Top five business ideas for students

In this article, we've put together five ideas that you can use while you’re still a student to start your own business.

Business Ideas & Planning

Ideas for a small business: The best ones to go for

Here, we reveal some of the best ideas for a small business.

Business Ideas & Planning

How to make a brand-new business idea a success

David Sonnenthal, director and founder of New Bond Street Pawnbrokers, speaks about his experience starting a high-end pawn shop, and how entrepreneurs with fresh ideas can learn from his experiences.


The two essentials for crowdsourcing success revealed

Here, we look at two essential tips that can help you successfully secure crowdsourcing.

Buying and selling a company

Three small business ideas you can start on a shoestring

Nicky Tatley looks at three small businesses that are quick to get up and running and don’t require a heap of cash to start, with some real-life case studies for inspiration.

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.