Want to keep up with what’s going on in the small business world but don’t have the time? We have launched “Hiscox Informed”, a free-to-download app that provides users with small business news and views helping them to get the most out of their own businesses.

The app is a social magazine for busy entrepreneurs. We know how daunting it can be sometimes to run your own business, so we have created an app that brings together articles from a wide range of news sources to provide you with up to the minute information wherever you are, via your smartphone or tablet.

The key to being a successful businessman or woman is that you never stop learning. In today’s ever-changing business world it’s vital to have the best information at your fingertips when you make decisions. Knowledge is power, so possessing the ability to know what might be coming round the corner,so your business adapts quickly to new trends, can help keep you ahead of your rivals.

The new app will feature news from expert small business sources for example – Small Business Trends, TED, Springwise, Small Biz Pod, Business Matters, Business Zone, Business in You, Start Up Donut and our own Hiscox Small Business Blog.

As well as bringing together great content from around the web, it also allows you to bookmark your favourite articles and to share stories with your friends and colleagues through your social networks.

It is free to download for iPhone, iPad and Android tablet devices or at hiscox.co.uk/informed.