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The Knowledge Centre is HSBC’s online magazine and information centre for small businesses with ambitions to grow. The site offers inspirational profiles, expert insights and more, backed up by a comprehensive range of briefings, checklists and other resources to help launch, run and develop your business More...


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How to use Instagram for your business

Jen Ronan, Instagram head of small business EMEA, explains why so many small firms are using the hugely popular image and video-sharing platform and offers her top tips on how to succeed when using Instagram


Make the most of overseas business trips

Five small-business owners give their hints & tips for business travellers whilst overseas Overseas business trips can be expensive and of course involve spending valuable time away from base. So, how do you get the



How I manage maternity rights in my business

Employer Liz Ludden of Dukes and Duchesses day nursery shares her insight Making sure employees remain happy and healthy and get their full maternity rights remain top priorities for award-winning

Q&A: Paid social media

Digital marketing expert, Aydin Moghaddam, of media and marketing agency Mindshare UK, explains the business benefits of paid social media What is “paid social media”? Aydin Moghaddam (AM): “It means

Time for your business to Go Global?

What is Go Global, could it help your business to find customers overseas and why is HSBC supporting it? “We launched our Go Global campaign in 2014 with our first