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Easy small business health insurance is here

Small business health insurance and wellbeing plans are expensive and complicated, aren't they? Nope. Here's health insurance and more the easy way.

Micro Biz Matters Day: Our 8 tips for success in 2016

We're proud to be supporting the Enterprise Rockers' Micro Biz Matters Day. To celebrate, here are 8 tips for a successful 2016. 

Simple (but effective) New Year’s resolutions for freelancers

Are you a freelancer or small business looking to make a big change in 2016? Try these six New Year's Resolutions. 

Graduate entrepreneur interview: the journalist

As part of our Next Generation of freelancers campaign, we spoke to a graduate entrepreneur who became her own boss. Here's Lauren's freelancing story.

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Graduate entrepreneur interview: the web designer

We spoke to graduate entrepreneur, Luke Boobyer, all about his decision to start his own business, LSB Web Design, after leaving university.

The Freelance Way: Your number one business resource

The results of our fourth and final #TheFreelanceWay Twitter competition are in. Thanks to all the freelance tweeters who got involved; you're brilliant!

The Freelance Way: where do you go for inspiration?

This Wednesday, we used our Twitter competition to ask freelancers for their tips on where to find inspiration. Here's what you said.

Freelancers: what do you want from collaborative workspaces?

Sometimes, working from home isn't always the best option for freelancers. You can miss out on networking and bouncing ideas around with other people.

How your office affects your people

Too dark? Too cramped? Too cold? Is your office environment hindering your business? Here's what you can do about it.

Freelancers: how to stay on track

Freelancing is an intrepid and satisfying approach to staying flexible in a rapidly changing market. That's if you keep your mind on the job. Here's how.

How to manage winter workplace disruption

But, for employers at least, the weather isn’t the only bringer of winter woes. Colds, ‘flu and other illnesses tend to rear their ugly heads at this time of year, and holiday requests for the festive season can empty a small business of its staff.