The research shows resilience in the SME sector, with one third of companies identifying themselves as currently in growth phase.
Hundreds of people flocked to Festival Place to officially start the countdown to Christmas at the annual Christmas light switch on.
Small business owners have revealed the top five things that they wish they had done differently in their first years of trading, as new research highlights the ‘dos’ and ‘don’ts’ of starting a new business according to owners themselves.
Brexit should be the catalyst for Britain to put a greater focus on its small businesses, according to the UK boss of eBay. During an interview for Sky News, Rob Hattrell said that Brexit was “an opportunity” for the companies who used eBay’s trading platform.
For those starting out in the Business Networking circuit it can be a daunting prospect, something that can easily be pushed aside as a less important or less favourable element of business. When utilised in the right way, attending the right event formats for you, networking can bring many valuable opportunities and widen your businesses awareness. Lucy Middleton, Basepoint Andover Centre Manager, shares some tips from her personal experiences on making the most of networking.