Rob White is a Senior Chartered Trade Mark Attorney at Groom Wilkes & Wright. Based in Hitchin, GWW was established fifteen years ago to provide businesses in the local area with trade mark services at competitive, non-London prices.
The coronavirus pandemic flipped the business world on its head. As the nation was forced into lockdown, businesses had to think on their feet to find ways to continue to meet the needs of their customers. We saw restaurants transform into takeaways, bricks and mortar stores move to online, and events businesses turn to webinars.
The UK government are encouraging people to get back to the office in a bid to spur economic recovery. This comes as shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants have successfully re-opened and this weekend we’ll see gyms, swimming pools and beauty salons also opening their doors once more.
Signature Flatbreads has sent a message of optimism amidst the economic uncertainty resulting from the Coronavirus pandemic, by committing significant investment to increase production capacity at its Dunstable factory, creating 75-100 new jobs.
Bina Briggs is Director of Plain Talking HR, a Luton-based company that provides human resources services to small and medium-sized business owners in a variety of sectors. Bina has built her success on delivering simple and straightforward HR advice to support busy business owners with people-related matters.
Few businesses were prepared for what 2020 would bring. A global pandemic? It certainly wasn’t what anyone expected as we approached the turn of the new decade. But the COVID-19 crisis has wreaked financial havoc, leaving many small business owners struggling to stay afloat.
Whipsnade is the UK’s largest wildlife conservation park but as result of Covid-19 we were closed
Every small business owner knows that the learning never stops. If you want to stay ahead of the competition you need to be aware of the latest news, trends and ideas in areas from leadership to marketing to the economy.
Commenting on the Prime Minister’s announcement of further easing of Coronavirus restrictions from July 4 in England, including the reopening of culture, tourism and leisure venues