COVID-19: Essential information

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. 

COVID-19: Business as (un)usual

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.

COVID-19: Essential information

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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COVID-19: Essential information

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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News

#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'.

Accessing finance

Five Finance Options For Self-Employed And Sole Traders

02 March 2020
3 minute read

Being self-employed or a sole trader boasts many benefits including more freedom, higher earning potential and getting to start something of your own from scratch. However, financially it can be tough, especially in the beginning. Luckily, there are now a lot more financing options and support networks out there to assist you in getting your business off the ground. When it comes to getting financing, we've put together a list of options to help you get started...

Growing your business

How to Make Your Shop More Environmentally Friendly

24 February 2020
3 minute read

As the world plunders deeper into environmental imbalance, more and more people are making changes to the things they consume and the way they consume them. Whether that’s in the food industry, healthcare and beauty, automotives or even indeed, retail.

Attracting customers

How To Implement A Referral Scheme For Your Business

18 February 2020
2 minute read

When it comes to landing new customers, word of mouth is still proving to be extremely effective. In an age where consumers are completely spoilt for choice, having a personal recommendation from someone they trust is highly valued. In fact, referral marketing still remains the most credible form of advertising, with this in mind, here is how your business can implement a referral scheme of its own.

Growing your business

How National Apprenticeship Week Can Benefit Your Business

10 February 2020
4 minute read

National Apprenticeship Week is the foremost celebration of apprenticeships, entrepreneurial nourshishmet and job opportunities in the UK. Taking place between 3rd to 9th of February 2020, the week is set for the apprenticeship community to support budding employees with numerous events/talks/Q&As from current and past apprentices, to relay the impact of apprentices on a small to medium sized business, and to celebrate the positive effect of apprenticeships on individuals, employers and the economy. 

Brand Management: How To Stay Top Of Mind With Consumers

03 February 2020
3 minute read

These days, business owners are only too aware of how important it is to keep the consumer engaged. With shorter attention spans and an overwhelming amount of choice from competitors, keeping your products or services top of mind with consumers is essential.

Attracting customers

Valentine's Day Opportunities for Your Pub or Restaurant

27 January 2020
2 minute read

Love is in the air, and with it, another opportunistic variety of ways for small businesses to make a buck from a beloved calendar event. Yes, on the 14th of February, the world will bring its attention to this day of love, and restaurants, bars, pubs and the like will relish in the date night of the year. It’s Valentine’s Day, folks.

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