Managing your business

A straightforward guide to effective business management

Once you’ve launched your business, get it running smoothly. As a business owner, you’re going to be your own manager. This means you’re also going to be your own employee. You’ll probably find yourself tackling business areas you’ve never really handled before. Some of these are very important, like finance.

There’s no getting away from the fact that most new business owners have a lot to learn. Fortunately, we have many resources to help you. Learn about essential business finance, including how to file taxes as a business. We also give tips on how to lead and manage employees.

Stages in creating your business.

Previous stage: Launch your business

A business plan is a great beginning, but you need to turn it into a reality. There’s a lot of important work to do before you open your doors. There’s even more to do before you have a fully functioning business. We guide you through this crucial phase.

Next stage: Grow your business

You may be happy just to have a very small business, such as a microbusiness or side hustle. If you have higher ambitions, then it’s time to think about going for growth. We have lots of helpful tips for you.