Many digital businesses are offering services and products for free during COVID-19. Here's a breakdown of some of the best tools that won't cost you one penny!
This is a web tool which you can use to help calculate your self-assessment tax returns. Users will be able to connect their bank account and you'll be able to quickly analyse all transactions over a two-year period. You'll have a clear and simple breakdown of all your costs which you can then submit to HMRC. Coconut reckon their tools will cut the time it takes to do your tax returns by around 80%!
Cybsafe are currently offering free access to their remote working pack for three months. If your employees need to work from home, this pack will enable them to browse safely, avoid malicious links and manage their devices properly. Employees who put this into practice will reduce the risks of possible attacks and protect their work files.
Deliveroo has introduced a range of measures to help restaurants and takeaways navigate through coronavirus. Restaurants will be able to receive money on the day, instantly improving their cash flow. There are now on-boarding fees for restaurants, new tools available to notify customers and there is also a support team for brick and mortar businesses who want to introduce a delivery service.
Online learning provider Improve Online are offering a course to help remote workers looking to improve their skills. Lessons will provide helpful hints and tips so remote workers can learn to communicate effectively, boost productivity and keep colleagues engaged.
Sales and marketing
For small businesses looking to take advantage of affiliate marketing, Awin is currently offering three months of free access to its network of 200,000 vetted affiliates. For companies new to affiliate marketing, integrating your ecommerce website is very easy and can be completed within the same day.
Online payment provider Skrill has removed their charges for wallets and quick checkout solutions for certain small and medium businesses. If you provide food, PPE, educational services and other key services, you will be able to take advantage of this.
Are you unsure about issues such as annual leave, maternity days and holiday? Sparqa Legal have released a range of practical guides to give you all the information you need on all the important issues. There's also helpful templates so you can customise and draft documents in a way that is applicable to your online shop.
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