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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.

CIMA insurance for accountants explained

Join CIMA and you'll need professional indemnity insurance. But that's just the start. There's more you need to think about, too. Here's the lowdown.

ACCA accountants’ insurance explained

Chartered accountants joining ACCA must have professional indemnity insurance to a specified minimum level of cover. And a lot more than that, too.

Insurance for ICAS accountants

To join the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland you need ICAS insurance. Professional indemnity insurance to be precise. Here's the why and how.

How to choose an insurance broker: 4 key questions to ask

Here's a handy list of the key things to think about when you choose an insurance broker. Also, why getting the right broker for your business is crucial.

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Do you have a ‘second income’?

Do you have a taxable second income that you haven't declared to HMRC? You could do, and you may not even know about it. Here's what you need to know.

Employers’ liability insurance: claims and premiums on the up

Despite a fall in workplace incidents, employers' liability claims are on the rise, increasing insurance premiums as they go.

World Intellectual Property Day

World Intellectual Property Day is 26 April. Despite the importance of protecting your IP, many SMEs simply don't take steps to do it. Here's how.

Cloud storage for photographers

Cloud-based backup systems help photographers safeguard their work and prevent negligence claims. Here's the how and why of cloud storage for photographers.

How to use Getty Images for free

Finding high-quality, legal images to use on your blog can be difficult. Getty have solved that problem for you. Find out how to make the most of it.

How can small businesses use social media?

We recently won Ingenious Britain's Small Business of the Month award for our use of social media. Here's how we did it, and how you can achieve results.

Our favourite small business resources

A guide to the best small business and freelancers legal and financial resources.

Risk-free Twitter for business

Twitter can be a great way of marketing your business. Provided you stay out of trouble, that is. Here are our tips on risk-free tweeting.