Friends, family and fools -ever thought about borrowing start-up capital or loaning money off your nearest and dearest? Don't take a penny until you've read this feature.
Bank lending and cashflow surgery - catch up on all the advice given to a whole range of small business owners by RBS small business banking chairman Peter Ibbetson. We've handily typed up the key issues raised along with Ibbetson's solutions.
Accounting and tax
Smarta's fat VAT ebook - free to download and packed with info, this ebook tell syou everything you need to know about the VAT rise, from using to your advantage to the complexities of altering your Flate Rate Scheme precentages.
Five ways to cut your budget deficit - as the government struggles to cut its outlays, we highlight the best ways business owners can reduce their costs without denting their productivity.
The Equality Act - our in-depth guide on everything business owners need to know about the new legislation brought in on October 2 2010
How to collaborate with remote colleagues - with more and more teams working from different locations, either from home of office hubs across the UK, this guide provides the need-to-know on how to handle not having a central premises.