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How to beat the January Blues

21 January 2019
3 minute read

It’s a popular myth that the festive break will leave your employees feeling rested and ready for the year ahead. In fact, statistics show that 60% of employees feel the want to leave their jobs at the start of January. So, what can team leaders do to make their employees employment all the more enticing and fathomable, even when all seems drab and uninspiring?

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Hello 2019! How To Plan For The Year Ahead

14 January 2019
4 minute read

With the mad rush of the festive season over, there’s not a minute to waste as business owners are straight back to it. The new year is a great time for business owners to really hit the ground running and implement some resolutions – whether that involves being more organised or learning from last year’s mistakes!

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Growing your business

Emerging Small Business Trends for 2019

17 December 2018
4 minute read

As the year comes to a close, budding entrepreneurs and business owners alike should take time to reflect on the past year of business – to review their successes, failures and effectively plan for the year ahead.

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Liberis’ 2018 in Review

12 December 2018
2 minute read

2018, what a year it’s been. And we couldn’t be prouder to have spent it doing what we do best: funding more small businesses than ever before! Check out our infographic below for a full lookback on the growth of our customers, products and impact on the economy this year!

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The UK’s Most Independent City

04 December 2018
3 minute read

From record stores to restaurants, cinemas to gyms, there’s an array of independent retailers in cities and towns across the UK. For those seeking one-of-a-kind cuisine and obscure music, these local businesses offer something different to the typical high street names. 

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How to host a small business Christmas Party

30 November 2018
4 minute read

For many small businesses, putting on a Christmas event or party not only requires budget and resource but also a little imagination, especially when catering for a small number of employees. With this in mind we’ve put together a few tips to help your small business throw the perfect Christmas party this year!

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Growing your business

Get Started: New Year, New Tech for your Restaurant Business

20 November 2018
6 minute read

Hospitality and technology are a dish best served together; albeit, within the right context of course. Whether in casual dining establishments such as a McDonalds or Burger King, or a high-end restaurant reserved for special occasions, technology is a near necessity in the modern world of business – a seventh sense that one cannot and should not fully ignore.

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The Value of Liberis: Our Impact on the UK Economy

19 November 2018
8 minute read

Did you know that every £1 of Liberis funding increases spending in the economy by over £1.50? And that we’ve grown the funding we provide by over 50% each year since 2014?

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Attracting customers

Small Business Consumer Trends for 2019

13 November 2018
5 minute read

It’s that time of year again! When another 12 months of trade is coming to an end and business owners are starting to look to the year ahead. So what should be on their radar?

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Liberis Win Alternative Finance Provider of the Year at the 2018 British Small Business Awards

12 November 2018
1 minute read

Another trophy for the cabinet! Liberis are delighted to announce that we have won Alternative Finance Provider of the Year at the 2018 British Small Business Awards; taking the lead against 9 other contenders in our category.

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How to survive and thrive during the festive season: 5 ways to keep your business up to scratch

07 November 2018
6 minute read

With the UK’s seasonal spending reaching up to £77.56 billion in 2016, the Christmas frenzy is a merchant’s holy grail – and we hope your business is prepared to make the most of it. Whether it's in store décor or seasonal events, promotional activity or clever cash flow, the methods are myriad and the benefits plentiful . . . you just need to stay on top of things. 

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Growing your business

10 ways to de-stress at work

05 November 2018
8 minute read

Here are just 10 of our favourite techniques that can support your mental wellbeing and help you feel a little happier and healthier at work each day. 

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