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This is the place for latest business regulations, other updates, customer stories and the occasional bit about us.

In short, it's a minestrone of interesting bits and pieces from advice and opinions, to personal profiles and things that have caught our eye.

MicroBizMatters Day 2017 round up

MicroBizMatters 2017 has happened, and we were there. Here's our round up, including top tips from tiptop business owners.

We have a winner

Our Christmas caption competition saw an extraordinary number of entries. This reveals the winners.

Join us at #MicroBizMattersDay 2017

#MicroBizMattersDay is the perfect way to kick off the New Year and get you on track for a rocking 2017.

What 2015’s spending review means for small businesses

This year's spending reviews has some big implications for small businesses. Here's our take on what's going to happen over the next few months.

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The rise and rise of graduate entrepreneurs

Ever thought of going freelance after graduating? Our research shows many students want to become graduate entrepreneurs after uni. Tell us your thoughts.

Xenia’s work experience at PolicyBee

Three weeks ago, Xenia came over from Berlin, Germany, to improve her English. She's been doing work experience in the marketing department.

Insurance premium tax increased to 9.5% – our view

George Osborne's 2015 budget has seen insurance premium tax increased to 9.5%. Here's what we think.

Work experience – Jasper’s week at PolicyBee

This week, Jasper came to PolicyBee for a week of work experience. Here's what he got up to....

Guardian Small Business Showcase Awards 2015

We had a fabulous time at the Guardian Small Business Showcase Awards last night! Here are the stories behind the night's winners.

Learning at Work Week 2015

This week is Learning at Work Week, so we're busy organising a load of activities to help our different departments work better together.

Your business story: Open to Create…

We love hearing the stories behind our customers' businesses. It helps us protect them better. Plus, we're nosy. Here's Anna, from Open To Create...

A day in the life of an account executive

What does an insurance broker do? Well, let us take you through a day in the life of Laura: one of our wonderful account executives.