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The latest startup and SME news and opinions from Digital Risks.

6 Feb 2019
7 minute read

Women in tech: Merlie Calvert

Merlie has shown us the true WIT not only with her take on life and business, but also as a Woman In Tech.

4 Feb 2019
4 minute read

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.

1 Feb 2019
9 minute read

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.

1 Feb 2019
9 minute read

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!

31 Jan 2019
3 minute read

Case Study: Farillio

We had a chat with Merlie Calvert, Farillio founder, whose business we provided with comprehensive insurance right from the start.

23 Jan 2019
4 minute read

Cyber security risk management framework

To effectively protect your business from cyber-attacks and data breaches, you must first identify the biggest threats and vulnerabilities you face.

21 Jan 2019
13 minute read

Top 30 must-have tools for entrepreneurs

We’ve gathered a selection of must-have tools for a business to make work more efficient, your team more productive and your goals easily achievable.

21 Jan 2019
3 minute read

What kind of insurance does your small business require?

Working out what small business insurance you need can seem pretty daunting, so here're the key policies that you need to consider.

15 Jan 2019
6 minute read

Top 10 thriving UK tech companies

We’ve gathered a top ten tech unicorns and fast-growth startups that are making their breakthrough in the UK technology landscape.

11 Jan 2019
8 minute read

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.