10 July 2015
 
 

10 Tips to Securing Summer Catering Business

wedding cateringSummer is here which means it’s business time for catering companies across the UK. From weddings and graduations to corporate events and street parties, there are a multitude of opportunities to secure new custom and get bottom lines soaring. If you run a catering business and want to make the most of the summer season, read on for a rundown of top tips on how to pull in more clients while the weather’s warm! (more…)

29 June 2015
 
 

Bizarre Brews Driving the Beer Renaissance

Cool beer mugs over wooden table.Experts are predicting that Britain is on the cusp of a beer renaissance, and innovation lies at the heart of the uprising. If you’re a self-confessed beer aficionado with a taste for all the latest industry developments, read on for a glimpse at what unique new brews are driving the rebirth of the nation’s world famous beer culture.

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19 June 2015
 
 

This Year’s Best Summer Street Food Events

traditional chinese street food cuisine in shanghai chinaForget mulled wine and roasted chestnuts. Summer is here and it’s time to celebrate with a countdown of some of the tastiest food and drink festivals from across the UK.

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8 June 2015
 
 

How to Make the Most of Summer Sales Season

Woman enjoying summer salesSummer is on its way and across the UK, shop owners will be looking at ways to maximise sales. The longer days, warmer weather and higher spirits are a fantastic opportunity to attract customers, maximise conversions and ultimately, boost bottom lines. Want the inside scoop on how to make the most of the summer sales season? Check out our list of hard hitting tips that will have profits soaring.

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29 May 2015
 
 

Simple Fleet Management Tips

cargo fleetCorporate fleets can be expensive and complex to manage. This means it’s important for businesses to minimise costs and reduce expenses wherever possible. Want to know more? We’ve put together a list of useful tips to help you cut costs and maximise the efficiency of your fleet.

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18 May 2015
 
 

This Year’s Hottest Food and Beverage Trends

wedding cateringEvery year there are always exciting new trends that shape the face of the food and beverage industry. If you want to make sure that your restaurant, café, catering business, market stall or pub is utterly up-to-the-minute, read on for our insider’s guide to what’s hot in 2015.

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13 April 2015
 
 

McLaren F1 Mechanic Delivers Business Address To Cornwall Motor Traders

Tyre Service at MechanicCornwall motor trade businesses were treated to a VIP guest earlier this month when Mark Priestly delivered a productivity and profitability address to the region’s SMEs. Held at Cornwall College Camborne, the speech was designed to enhance productivity and boost profitability for small businesses.

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6 April 2015
 
 

Small Business The Key To Get Britain Booming

small business ownersAccording to industry analysts small businesses are the key to boosting Britain’s productivity. Getting business booming is one of the next major challenges for Britain’s policymakers and rather than focus on large, multi-national corporations the government has redirected focus to the smaller fish in the pond.

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23 March 2015
 
 

Labour vs Conservative and the Battle to Win Over SMEs

Polling StationThe general election is on the horizon and the two major parties are trying to win over small businesses with big promises. So what’s on the figurative tables of Mr Miliband and Mr Cameron this year? Read on for an overview of some of the ‘need to know’ factors about the proposed policies and what they mean for British SMEs.

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23 February 2015
 
 

Holiday Accommodation Boosts UK Economy By £4 billion

UK holiday accommodationAccording to the latest stats tourists renting holiday accommodation pump over £4 billion into the UK economy. These staggering figures come from a recent report commissioned by holiday rentals website HomeAway and put together by financial experts at the London School of Economics. The insightful study is the first of its kind and offered fascinating insight into the economic importance of the national holiday rentals market.

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