Small business news - May 2022

Millennial business owners turn to TikTok for sales

Small business usage of social media channels for marketing and sales - including Facebook, Instagram and TikTok - has risen significantly since the beginning of the pandemic...

Date: 10 May 2022 By:

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eBay hits the road to support online entrepreneurs

The eBay Business Roadshow will visit 12 cities and towns, delivering training, support and investment worth over £1 million to small online businesses across the UK...

Date: 19 April 2022 By:

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One year on: counting the cost of IR35 reform

Two new studies have found that the 2021 IR35 tax reform has had a negative impact on both freelance contractors and the businesses that employ them...

Date: 12 April 2022 By:

Small business owner worries about rising utility prices

Small firms take steps to combat escalating costs

New research has found that at least one in four small businesses are trying to protect their margins by reducing their energy usage and putting up prices...

Date: 12 April 2022 By:

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April brings new hardship for small firms

Business groups are warning that both rising costs and a raft of new business legislation are putting thousands of small firms at risk...

Date: 5 April 2022 By:

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More Brits plan to start a business post-pandemic

Analysis of Google search data has revealed a sharp increase in the number of people planning to start their own venture in 2022, compared to before the pandemic...

Date: 29 March 2022 By:

Self employed tradespeople look forward to a busy 2022

UK entrepreneurs go for growth in 2022

The COVID pandemic and soaring costs have not dented the ambition of the UK’s sole traders and small business owners, according to new research...

Date: 8 March 2022 By:

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