As many small businesses across the UK continue to struggle to appeal against big rises in their business rates, the Federation of Small Businesses has described the new system as a "total shambles".
A marketing strategy tells you what to say, how to say it and who to say it to in order to make more sales. Our guide to the basics.
Market your business online - from your website to social networking, advertising, search engine optimisation, email marketing and more.
The basics you need to know about raising your business profile through advertising, and how to make sure your campaigns are successful.
Focusing on taking care of your existing customers could be much better for your bottom line than chasing new business. The basics of customer care.
No business can survive without selling. Our overview of planning your sales strategy and recruiting, training and managing sales staff.
Get the basics right - our quick guide to the main types of market research and how to get the information you need no matter what your budget.
Direct marketing is ideal for small businesses as it's highly targeted, cost-effective and simple to DIY. Our guide to how to get started.
Start here - find out how attending and displaying at exhibitions and events can benefit your business, and learn how to build your network.
The basic things you need to know about PR for your business, building relationships with the media and managing the impact of publicity.
High rates of employee absenteeism within small businesses are damaging profitability, according to new research.
Small businesses are increasingly concerned about the lack of funding options available to them in the run-up to Brexit.
New research shows that employees are increasingly unsure what is acceptable to wear to work as office dress codes become more relaxed.
One in five UK professionals has been discriminated against in an interview according to new research - and age is the biggest issue of all.
Two-thirds of UK workers say tiredness negatively affects their productivity at work, according to new research.
More transparency and greater respect for employees would improve the way people view the world of business according to a new report.
Businesses will no longer be able to charge customers a fee for paying by credit or debit card after January 2018.
The latest study of UK productivity has found that most workers admit to wasting at least an hour a day.