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Covering everything from grants and loans to crowdfunding and accounting, we hope this section will give you the help to raise, manage and improve your finances.
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Product news, reviews and guides to help every business select the right mix of hardware and software. From online security to fleet maintenance, we can help you stay productive and save money.
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People & Premises
Recruiting and managing staff is a massive step in the life of any small business and so is taking on new premises. Get support on the legal and regulatory side of both here.
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From entrepreneur profiles and award winners to company growth news and analysis, we provide the insight every business needs to grow and thrive.
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Starting a small business can be both challenging and rewarding – find out the reasons why so many people start new businesses each year, what the perceived advantages of starting a business are, and why it may be the right time for you to become an entrepreneur yourself. This channel also provides insight into start-up trends and entrepreneur personality types.
GDPR changes: how will they impact SMEs?
November 10, 2023 | 5 min read
Navigating the single use plastics ban
November 6, 2023 | 3 min read
Border Target Operating Model: how will it affect imports into the UK?
November 2, 2023 | 5 min read
Shoplifters R US: retailers’ initiatives to fight the current crime wave
October 9, 2023 | 4 min read
Last orders? Craft beer on the rocky road to equilibrium
January 11, 2024 | 4 min read
Working with government: a guide for small businesses
September 19, 2023 | 3 min read
Hospitality spotlight: driving growth through drive-thru
September 8, 2023 | 3 min read
Turbo-charged take-aways: the ongoing evolution of food delivery
August 31, 2023 | 4 min read
Winners and losers in hospitality right now – and what can SMEs learn from them
January 11, 2024 | 5 min read
Robot waiters? The increasing impact of automation on hospitality
August 30, 2023 | 4 min read
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