Flying lessonsRSS Feed

Business guides

This is the best place to find valuable information on everything from how to set up a business to going international and all the bits in between.

Articles written by bestselling business author Della Hudson.

All Articles

Our Take Flight Competition

Between December 2021 and January 2022, small business owners were invited to enter our Take Flight competition for the chance to win a £5,000 business grant. Read interviews with our expert judging panel, including Carol Vorderman, to learn more about their business journeys.

  1. Carol Vorderman - The countdown to getting a new business off the ground
  2. Chika Russell - How to win over investors when the stakes are high
  3. Claud Williams - How to build diversity into your business from the start
  4. Belinda Kirk - The importance of pushing past your comfort zone
Take Flight competition judges
Take Flight Logo

How our Business Toolkit can help

The Business Toolkit lets you upload bills as soon as you receive them and schedule payments to help you manage your cash flow.

Read moreArrow pointing right

We’ll show you what admin needs to be done in a handy interactive to-do list. No more sleepless nights over bookkeeping.

Read moreArrow pointing right

Create and send invoices directly from your desktop, and connect your online banking to your email.

Read moreArrow pointing right

Record VAT on your transactions, which means less admin for you. Connect to HMRC and submit your returns through Making Tax Digital.

Read moreArrow pointing right

Good news for sole traders: see an up-to-date estimate of the money you need to save aside for the self employment part of your tax return.

Read moreArrow pointing right

quotes

The big plus for the Business Toolkit is that it does everything. The payments link up seamlessly and the automatic nature of it is great."

"I probably used to spend a day a month on bookkeeping. Now, it’s more like half a day - I photograph receipts as I go. The invoicing feature is also really helpful, it works really neatly.”

Becca Williams
Jewellery designer

Apply for a Starling bank account today and enjoy app-based banking at its best.

Start your application
Help