Entrepreneurs and small businesses

Five questions for: Jennifer Quigley-Jones, founder and managing director, Digital Voices

Jennifer Quigley-Jones, founder and managing director of Digital Voices

Digital Voices builds ad campaigns by pairing companies with people who make videos on YouTube.

Small businesses: getting help with late payments

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The Small-Business Commissioner set up to help small enterprises tackle late payments is hitting its stride.

Get help chasing up invoices

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A new form of financing can help small firms plagued by late payments. David Prosser explains.

Five questions for: Neil Kadagathur, co-founder of Creditspring

Neil Kadagathur, co-founder of Creditspring

Creditspring provides small and convenient loans that it claims offer better value and a safer model than most overdrafts, credit cards and payday lending.

What Lorraine Kelly's tax victory means for freelancers and small businesses

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Not all freelancers may be as lucky as “TV persona” Lorraine Kelly when dealing with HMRC. Check your IR35 status carefully, says David Prosser.

Danielle Kendall: hatching a plan from a hen party

Danielle Kendall

Danielle Kendall had had enough of tacky hen party gifts, so launched her own company, Team Hen, to make more tasteful products.

How small businesses can soften the pensions blow

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There are ways for small businesses to mitigate the effect of increased costs of higher pension contributions.

Five questions for: Lindsay Willott, CEO of Customer Thermometer

Lindsay Willott, CEO of Customer Thermometer

Customer Thermometer’s “one-click” email feedback tool helps businesses get accurate feedback from their customers in seconds.

How small businesses can cut their tax bill

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Small businesses have been given a tax break. David Prosser explains how to make sure you claim yours.

How I created a blooming business selling flowers online

Lana Elie

Lana Elie launched her online marketplace, Floom, in March 2016. Now it sells to customers in 134 countries, employs a staff of 14, and expects turnover to hit £5m this year.

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