Running your own business comes with many challenges, but staying in control of your cash flow, balancing your books, and knowing how to make the most of funding opportunities are key to success. Our finance hub features jargon-free guidance and practical advice to help make managing your money easier. You'll find articles, videos and downloadable guides from industry experts across areas like banking, business credit scores, saving for retirement, protecting your bottom line, and more.
Staying on top of your finances
Wondering how to keep track of your finances as a small business owner? Explore practical advice and guidance designed to help you balance your books, from cash flow to banking and budgeting.
With so many choices available, it's never been more important to choose the right bank account for your business. Cashplus Bank explains why.
Weighing up whether a business savings account makes sense? Allica Bank shares the key things to consider when trying to make your money work harder.
Making improvements to cash flow can be a big challenge for small businesses. Cashplus Bank highlight some practical steps you can take to put your business in a stronger position.
As a small business, managing your finances and staff expenses can be time-consuming. But, as these tips from Cashplus Bank show, there are systems and processes that can help reduce the hassle.
Small businesses need to plan for tomorrow so that unexpected events don’t throw you off course. Aldermore Bank share their top five tips to help you manage your money.
Learn about budgeting methods, what you need to account for and how you can plan for the unexpected with AAT's quick guide to the budgeting process for small businesses.
Make sure you're balancing the books and staying in the loop when it comes to small business taxes. From self-assessments to VAT, explore resources from tax specialists designed just for small business owners and the self-employed.
A self-assessment tax return can look daunting but, if you’re prepared and understand exactly what’s asked of you, it’s a lot simpler than it looks.
Our guide to HMRC enquiries takes you through the whole process, including how long they take, what you need to do and how you can protect your business.
Getting ready to file your tax return? Here are five common mistakes in the self-employed tax process and advice on how to avoid them.
Getting started with your first VAT return? Our step-by-step guide takes you through what you need to know when filling in the paperwork.
Ready to register your small business for VAT in the UK? Our guide covers when you need to register, VAT thresholds, and the process to follow to stay compliant.
Whether you’re new to the world of working for yourself, or you just want a tax refresher, you’ll find everything you need to know about small business taxes.