Michael Baker Ten questions to answer before committing to an online-only future.
Henrietta Cook Almost one in two companies that spiralled into administration last financial year were suspected of insolvent trading, report says.
Alexandra Cain Need to borrow a chainsaw, get an urgent errand run or swap a surfboard? A raft of new businesses might just be able to help.
Anneli Knight Crowd-sourcing designs is one way to get your website, logo or business card created on the cheap. But there are downfalls.
Alexandra Cain You may not have yet heard of s-commerce, but it has gained serious traction in the US.
The domestic economy might be still chugging along but small business is missing out on investment opportunities as they worry about the wider global outlook.
Chris Zappone Business confidence has turned positive for the first time since December 2007, helped by government hand-outs.