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Small Business Advice

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Whether you're after start-up help, tips on running a small business, cybercrime advice, or updates on the latest rules and regs, we've got it covered.

Videographer Q&A: PureMotion

Josh from PureMotion talks us through what it takes to start and run a videography business, and gives his best advice for newbies thinking of doing it too

Hints and tips for wedding photographers

It's a wedding photographer's job to capture the happy couple's big day. Our wedding photography tips for beginners will help deliver smiles all round.

How to get rid of GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome) in 6 steps

When buying camera equipment gets out of hand, you might have Gear Acquisition Syndrome. Here's 6 steps to get rid of GAS and put your photography first.

GDPR insurance: your questions answered

Can I buy GDPR insurance? Does my existing insurance cover GDPR fines? Find the answers to these and other GDPR-related questions here.

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PSD2 explained

PSD2 is on its way. If you take payments online it'll definitely affect you. Make sure you know how, what and when before it's too late.

GDPR for small businesses: what it means for you

We look at GDPR for small businesses: your responsibilities, the new rules on handling data, and what happens if you don't comply.

New data protection regulation: in with GDPR, out with the Data Protection Act

GDPR, or the General Data Protection Regulation, comes into effect in May 2018 and your business needs to be ready. Find out why

The Insurance Act 2015 explained

This is one of the biggest changes to insurance since, well, ever: here's The Insurance Act 2015 explained. Or at least, the important bits.

Go Solo: 5 (and a few more) tips from Menta

Free business advice and support from experts? You bet. Here's Leanne from Menta on what they'd say it takes to Go Solo.

5 mistakes to avoid when running an online business

Selling online can be tricky. Here's how to avoid five of the biggest mistakes people make when running an online business.

5 things to ask about online retail insurance

Think you know exactly what online insurance does and doesn't cover? Here are 5 key questions to ask, so you won't be left out of pocket.

Guest post: getting enterprise tech right first time

Bit of a technophobe? Matt Goolding of Ribbonfish talks about the best enterprise tech to support small and medium sized businesses.