small business

How to write a marketing plan

What is a marketing plan? Developing a marketing plan is essential for your business to ensure your marketing activity is right for what you’re trying to achieve. It sets out your unique selling...

Blog - Jul 2020
Getting the most from business management software

Running your own company is as rewarding as it is challenging. On the one hand, it’s an opportunity to earn a living doing the thing you love and excel at, and basking in the success it brings....

Blog - Jun 2020
Person writing a business plan
How to write a business plan

You have the big idea – but before jumping in feet first, investing your time and hard-earned money launching a new venture, you’ll need a business plan to steer its direction and make it a...

Blog - Jun 2020
How to get the best from your marketing budget
How to get the best from your marketing budget

Defining your marketing budget can be tricky, especially as a small business and even more so in these unprecedented times. Our guide aims to help you successfully allocate your marketing spend,...

Blog - May 2020
Payment performance and finance for SMEs
Business Resilience Podcast: Episode 3

Payment performance and finance for SMEs Interim Small Business Commissioner Philip King and Richard Leonard, Head of Data Partnerships at Experian, join Ade O’Connor on the Business Resilience...

Podcast - May 2020
Paying it forward with Payment Performance
Paying it forward with Payment Performance

As part of our latest SME Business Resilience blog series, we look at one of the ways that businesses of all sizes can actively improve their access to finance on good terms – Payment...

Blog - May 2020
Person writing a business plan
COVID-19 Financial Support Schemes – Bank Account Verification and Active…

Working with the Government Counter Fraud Function to support Local Authorities Experian have partnered with the Cabinet Office to develop a service that will allow Local Authorities to ensure that...

Blog - May 2020
Business Resilience Podcast: Episode 1

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme The past few weeks have served up a range of unprecedented challenges for businesses in the face of a global pandemic, Coronavirus. At the time of...

Podcast - Mar 2020
Business trends report: 2020

Top six business trends for 2020: Key takeaways   SMEs: Technology will continue to help more small businesses compete with bigger firms Economy: With UK employment levels high and consumer...

Report - Feb 2020
Content amplification definition
What is evergreen content and why is it important?

Evergreen content is the information that stays relevant to your audience for a long timeframe. It’s not topical, or driven by news, but instead focuses on the issues that matter to your audience...

Blog - Dec 2019
8 Things You Need to Know about Making Tax Digital

Making Tax Digital has arrived, which means changes for VAT-registered businesses. Find out how it could impact you. Making Tax Digital is a project by HMRC designed to make tax administration more...

Blog - Jun 2019
Discover how to find new B2B customers
Discover how to find new B2B customers

Are you searching for new B2B customers? Create a brighter future for your business with Experian B2B Prospector. Build targeted email, phone or postal marketing lists with the very latest data and...

Blog - May 2019