Month: <span>November 2020</span>

December 5th sees the return of Small Business Saturday, the one day of the year where customers are encouraged to rebel against the retail chains, overlook the massive online shops, and buy from local stores instead.

This year marks the eighth anniversary of the event, and all small businesses are being encouraged to get involved, from family butchers to online sellers.

And this year’s event takes on even more significance as it’s set against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic and comes just as the UK comes out of nationwide lockdown. Small business owners arguably need your custom now, more than ever.

The theme this year is to “Find your local hero” – if this sounds like something that could give your business a boost, here’s how to get involved…

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One-in-five of us has been targeted by a financial scam via our phones every week for the past two years.

That’s the figure revealed in a recent study from Equifax, the credit reference agency. Here are more staggering scam statistics revealed by the study…

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After putting the whole country in lockdown on November 5, the Prime Minister has announced that national restrictions will be lifted, as planned, on December 2.

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After the year we’ve had, it’s likely most of us will need a little extra money for the holidays this year.

If you could do with some extra cash, it could be worth considering your own seasonal start-up.

Here are some ideas for how you could make some extra festive cash with your own Christmas business.

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