Posts by Anna King
The latest startup and SME news and opinions from Digital Risks.
Digital Risks achieves Lloyd’s coverholder status
Digital Risks, the digital-first insurance provider for fast-growth technology and media businesses, has achieved Lloyd’s coverholder status, following an application sponsored by Beazley, an investor and partner in the business. The new status enables Digital Risks to cover more specialist risks and insure UK businesses that trade internationally.
Why do so many startups fail?
We only tend to hear about entrepreneurial success stories but in fact, an astonishing 90% of startups fail within their first couple of years. So how can you avoid that fate?
The best mental health tools for overworked founders
The fast-paced, high-stakes nature of entrepreneurship means that as a founder, you’re a lot more vulnerable than you might think to mental illness. So here're a range of apps, websites, and other resources designed to help you keep you on an even keel, and working at your best.
How do I become self-employed guide
The self-employed lifestyle is very tempting. Time-flexibility, the freedom to work where you want, the ability to be your own boss. Perhaps that’s why self-employment is blossoming like never before in the UK. So here's everything you need to know about setting up as self-employed in the UK.
Guide to working as a contractor in the UK
Working as a contractor holds a lot of attractions, whether it's work-life balance, financial, or growing your network. So we've examined all the questions you might have!
Ultimate Guide to Valuing Your Business
Coming up with a valuation that does your business justice but also has some basis, in reality, can be a complex and confusing process. Our Ultimate Guide will take you through everything you need to know.
The Ultimate Business Plan Template
If you're writing your business plan, give yourself plenty of time. We made a comprehensive template of manageable chunks for you to work from.