COVID-19: Good news stories

COVID-19: UK Businesses Adapt Production To Meet Face Mask And Sanitiser Shortages

03 April 2020
2 minute read

Communities are coming together in ways they never had before to support each other, our frontline workers and generally helping in the ongoing battle against the virus.  So here is a positive round-up to showcase that.

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COVID-19: UK Pubs Are Leading The Way In Adaptation

02 April 2020
2 minute read

With the official closure of pubs around the UK last month, it has been a difficult time for many, during this financially unpredictable period. Adapting to the current situation nationally and worldwide is important for businesses to continue trading.

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COVID-19: How We Can Help Small Businesses

30 March 2020
2 minute read

Covid-19 has had a massive impact on businesses across the globe already, and small, local businesses are often the ones who are affected the most. We want to put the spotlight on those businesses and share simple ways everyone can help them during these unpredictable times.

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COVID-19: Help & support for self-employed workers

27 March 2020
3 minute read

Last night the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced the Government’s plans to support some of the five million self-employed workers in the UK during the coronavirus outbreak. Sunak made no secret of how difficult it was to develop a package that was fair and affordable and one that supports the small businesses that truly need finance, rather than those than may well be thriving through these unprecedented times.  

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COVID-19: Everything you need to know about financial support for businesses

27 March 2020
3 minute read

Over the past couple of weeks, the Government has announced lots of financial support for small businesses. To round this week off, we thought it would be useful to put this into one place for you. 

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A Message From Our CEO

27 March 2020
3 minute read

The Government’s plan to combat Covid-19 has had a profound impact on daily life and is evolving quickly. Our primary concern is to keep our employees and customers safe, as we realise it is a challenging and uncertain time, particularly for small business owners. 

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COVID-19: Government Help & Support | What Do You Need To Know?

24 March 2020
3 minute read

Covid-19 – What you need to know about Government help and support: We know this is a particularly difficult situation for small businesses. Fortunately, the Government has introduced a raft of measures to alleviate some of the pressure and in this blog we have highlighted four useful things that you should be aware of. 

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COVID-19: Working From Home Tips

23 March 2020
2 minute read

As a result of the recent developments with COVID-19, many businesses in the UK and beyond are now facilitating a working from home policy for their employees. While many customer-facing businesses don’t have the ability to implement this, other companies have taken this decision indefinitely. So we have put together some useful tips on how to be the most efficient during this time.

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Three Fantastic COVID-19 Resources For Small Businesses

19 March 2020
2 minute read

Covid-19 is evolving every day and we know this is a particularly challenging time for small business owners. We have been keeping a close eye on guidance issued by the Government and various industry bodies over the past few days and the good news is that there is some fantastic support available for businesses just like yours. 

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Budget 2020: The Chancellor Means (Small) Business

13 March 2020
2 minute read

The Government unveiled its Budget 2020 yesterday and the good news is that it included a lot of support for small businesses. Small businesses power the UK economy, but we know the recent floods and Covid-19 have made things particularly difficult. In this short blog, we’ve summarised everything you need to know and how the Chancellor’s Budget can help your small business to thrive. 

Attracting customers

Sesonal Promotion For Your Hospitality Business

09 March 2020
4 minute read

Springtime is here folks! And with it, the perfect opportunity to fine-tune your SME’s business plan for the seasonal storm ahead. Spring offers a slew of ways in which your business can work to combat the influx of tourists and residents, all trying to relish in the crisp green, the fresh flora and the cheap travel that British springtime delivers.  
 

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#EqualforEqual this International Women’s Day

03 March 2020
3 minute read

Now one of the biggest global campaigns in the calendar, International Women’s Day occurs every year on 8th March to celebrate female empowerment and support gender equality. This year the global campaign focuses on #EqualforEqual - 'an equal world is an enabled world'.

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