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Anna is Senior Reporter, covering topics affecting SMEs such as grant funding, managing employees and the day-to-day running of a business.

News

General Election 2024 – what do scale-ups want to see?

The General Election will be on July 4, 2024, with political parties scrambling to get their policies together. What do high-growth firms want?

Insurance

Best insurance cover for startups

Startups need insurance cover, even when they're still small. We'll delve into why your startup needs insurance and which providers offer cover

Entrepreneurs

Top 10 London fintech companies

Financial technology is an exciting industry ripe with innovation. We showcase the top 10 London fintech companies to watch out for

Venture Capital Funding

Best venture capital trusts

Venture capital trusts (VCTs) can be a solid option for entrepreneurs looking for a business boost. Here are just a few of them.

Technology

Best CRM systems for UK businesses

We take a look at some of the best CRM systems on the market, along with costs, features and whether they'll work for your business

Technology

8 of the best workflow management systems for UK businesses

To help you keep track of your remote team's projects, consider a workflow management system. We've rounded up some of the best software around.

Alternative Finance for Business

How to raise pre-seed funding

If you're a young business that needs finance to grow, it could be time to look into pre-seed funding. Here's how to do it

News

Women founders lose more when selling equity stakes

Women founders give up more in equity stakes than their male counterparts when selling to raise funds for their business

Alternative Finance for Business

Top 20 EIS funds and investors you should know about

Which EIS investor is right for you? Growth Business guide to some of the most active EIS funds in the market.

Alternative Finance for Business

What is a merchant cash advance?

In this article, we'll be explaining what a merchant cash advance is, how they work and whether they're right for your business.

Accounting and Finance Software

The best accounting software for medium sized businesses in 2023

Finding accounting software for your medium sized business can prove to be tricky. Here are the top UK packages

Insurance

Do you need employers’ liability insurance for self-employed staff?

In most instances, you'll need employers' liability insurance for your business. But what if you hire someone who is self-employed?