The latest startup and SME news and opinions from Digital Risks.
Improving cyber security in your business
Cyber-attacks have risen by more than 50% in the last three years, as cyber criminals become increasingly sophisticated, and businesses fail to keep pace.
Women in startups
Of all the startups launched in the UK between 2000-2018, 19.4% were founded by women. We’ve unpacked key stats that tell the story of women-led startups across the UK.
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?
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.
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.
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!
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.
Case Study: Farillio
We had a chat with Merlie Calvert, Farillio founder, whose business we provided with comprehensive insurance right from the start.
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.
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.