COVID-19: Business as (un)usual

COVID-19: Online Learning For Small Business Owners And Employees 

14 April 2020
5 minute read

 As many small businesses take their trade online and operate from the safety of their homes, you may find that you have additional time in your daily routine. Now could be a good time to upskill and further develop your knowledge on something you haven’t had the opportunity to before. We have put together an overview of several online learning platforms and the benefits they offer below to help you boost your business skills. 

COVID-19: Good news stories

COVID-19 Good News Story: The Neighbour’s Kitchen

09 April 2020
3 minute read

Today’s good news story comes from The Neighbour’s Kitchen – a not-for-profit project set up by Paul Hugill to provide daily nutritious meals to the most vulnerable community members. 

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COVID-19: Business as (un)usual

Convert Your Business Into A Food Delivery Service

08 April 2020
3 minute read

With the ever-changing environment that the world now faces as a result of COVID-19, businesses need to adapt quickly. If you are a business that serves food but have not yet explored the possibility of takeaway deliveries, there are three options that could help you and your business through this current time.

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COVID-19: Business as (un)usual

Taking care of your mind during a difficult time   

08 April 2020
4 minute read

COVID-19 and its impact globally can heighten feelings of distress and anxiety in all of us. Liberis recently conducted research that found 83% of business owners suffer from anxiety and 81% from sleepless nights as a direct result of worries over raising finance, so it’s important now more than ever to take some time out to focus on your mental health and wellbeing. We have put together some tips and advice on how you can do this.  

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COVID-19: Business as (un)usual

Get Started: E-commerce for small businesses during COVID-19

07 April 2020
4 minute read

The internet was built for business and in this current time of uncertainty, trading online has now become more important than ever. Whether you’re starting from scratch, or thinking about the e-commerce add-ons that you can integrate with your existing business website, there are several points that you should consider when trading online. 

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COVID-19: Business as (un)usual

COVID-19: Digital Marketing Support & Ad Credits For Small And Medium Sized Businesses

07 April 2020
4 minute read

Since the UK Government has issued a stay-at-home order due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many brick and mortar businesses have turned to e-commerce to sell their goods and services online. To help keep these businesses afloat, global companies like Google and Facebook have stepped in to provide digital ad credits and support. 

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COVID-19: Essential information

COVID-19: Government webinars - Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th April

06 April 2020
2 minute read

The Government will be hosting a webinar on on Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th to give small businesses the latest information on three major support schemes and how they can apply. 

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.

COVID-19: Business as (un)usual

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.

COVID-19: Business as (un)usual

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: Essential information

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. 

COVID-19: Essential information

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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