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…