Using mentor networks, bank overdrafts and local council grants, Scott Davies has developed a honey-based business that has got the market buzzing.
Nearly two-thirds of London’s small businesses are trading overseas, with 33 per cent thinking of setting up a base or office abroad, according to Avanta Serviced Office Group.
The number of small businesses in Scotland receiving business rate relief has doubled over the last six years, with small businesses receiving a greater level of support than English counterparts, according to recently published statistics from the Scottish government.
A government review aims to improve the rules governing Insolvency Practitioners to help businesses get a better deal, particularly for unsecured creditors that lack control over the cost of the process.
The government’s move to improve the support offered to exporters have been universally welcomed by business, but they only go so far in levelling the playing field with our international competitors, says Chris Goodfellow.
Bristol-based Bagel Boy used the experience gained running pop-up shops and catering events to open its first restaurant. We spoke to Leo Thompson, who co-founded the business with Mitch Church, about the challenges they faced when branching out.
We spoke to three leading social media experts to get their advice on how you should use these tools to recruit staff.
Tristan Hogg and Jon Simon have built a national retail brand that includes ten restaurant locations and a wholesale business from a single location in Bristol.