29 Jul 07:00

No Guts, No Glory

Do you suffer with heartburn, bloating, wind, constipation, food allergies, IBS, headaches, fatigue or decreased energy? The biggest factor in determining your overall health involves an organ system that most of us ignore and even disrespect on a daily basis. This system is involved in a breathta...
28 Jul 17:00

FSB concerned new international banking rules could squeeze lending to SMEs

FSB concerned new international banking rules could squeeze lending to SMEs The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is concerned about new proposals from the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, the group that sets global banking standards, which will raise the amount of capital the banks are...
28 Jul 14:00

Forum questions government commitment to small business

On the week that the Small Business Commissioner role was announced, the lack of SME representation on the government’s business advisory group means government strategy is ‘fundamentally flawed’ • 99% of businesses are not represented on the new strategic advisory group to businesses • SME comp...
28 Jul 10:45

Plentific Partners with Zoopla Property Group to Launch New ‘Find a Pro’ Service

Plentific & Zoopla Property Group (ZPG) today announced the launch of a new service – Find a Pro – which provides users with access to thousands of professionals and local tradesmen for home-related projects and services. Find a Pro, which will be available across Plentific.com, Zoopla and Pr...
28 Jul 10:00

Government must take decisive action now on Operation Stack, says FSB

Government must take decisive action now on Operation Stack, says FSB The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is writing a letter to the Government today, (Monday 27th July 2015) calling on ministers to address, once and for all the travel chaos caused by Operation Stack. The disruption is havin...
27 Jul 18:45

The best dog bed in the world – and it's British made!

Every so often a product comes along that threatens to change the status quo in a particular marketplace. As a nation of dog owners (1 in 4 UK homes own at least one) the all too regular trips to buy Fido a replacement dog bed have become part and parcel of family life contributing to a market wo...
27 Jul 16:45

Superfood, Handmade Organic Dark Chocolate Founded by Best Friends Ed and Rich

DOISY & DAM Superfood-Packed Range of Award-Winning Organic Dark Chocolate Bars Doisy & Dam (www.doisyanddam.com) is the new kid on the chocolate-block, crafting a range of five handcrafted, ‘superdelicious’ varieties of organic dark chocolate, currently launching nationwide with Ocado....
27 Jul 13:45

Small Business Commissioner must have clout to tackle late payment, says FSB

Small Business Commissioner must have clout to tackle late payment, says FSB The Federation of Small Businesses sees today’s Government proposal for a Small Business Commissioner to help tackle late payment as a step in the right direction. It is good to see the Government taking action so soon a...
26 Jul 21:30

Direct mail beats online, according to study

In an era where online marketing campaigns seem to be the go-to solution when attempting to generate sales leads, it’s often far too easy to overlook more traditional methods of promotion such as folded leaflet printing (http://printuk.com/folded-leaflet-printing) and direct mail, whilst a well-me...
26 Jul 13:15

Small Businesses speak up in support of Government's Late Payment Tzar with case studies

In response to the Government's announcement of a Small Business Commissioner to look into big business delaying payments to small business, small business owners have come forward willing to offer journalists case studies and quotes. JournoLink, the small business online platform linking sm...
26 Jul 10:45

Why should women have all the fun in underwear?

Penny Dreadful Menswear: Press Release August 2015 Boxer Shorts Neglected No Longer Women have all the fun. At least they do on the underwear front – lingerie departments are filled with a dazzling variety of colours, designs and brands. Compare this to the men’s experience of buying underwe...
24 Jul 18:45

NATURAL SALICIN - THE SOURCE OF YOUTHFUL LOOKING SKIN (Made in Britain)

A luxurious new anti-ageing range, Salix Alba Skincare, (www.salixalbaskincare.com) has been launched on the global market and promises to enhance skin softness and reverse the appearance of ageing. The 100% natural and organic formulations include naturally sourced Salicin (an extract of the willo...
23 Jul 18:30

SOLiC 200 Facelift

Earthwise Products Ltd is proud to announce the relaunch of the award-winning SOLiC 200 following a redesign and streamlining of exterior casing, function and packaging. Following an extensive consultation with distributors and installers, the SOLiC 200 now has a sleek, consumer-friendly design w...
23 Jul 17:15

Inheritance tax and the family home – what it means for you

Following George Osborne’s budget on 8 July, dramatic changes have been announced to the inheritance tax treatment of the family home. These changes implement a manifesto pledge made by the Conservative party prior to the last election. The first point to note is that the current inheritance tax...
23 Jul 12:15

Increasing red tape leaves small firms in Yorkshire and Humberside with a £1.5 billion bill for annual compliance costs

Although there is uncertainty about the economic recovery, there is no doubt that the administrative costs on the region’s small firms is increasing. • Red tape costs business in the region £1.5 billion or £1,815 per job • Internal compliance costs have risen to £1.0 billion • Consultants accou...
23 Jul 12:00

Increasing red tape leaves small firms in the West Midlands with a £1.7 billion bill for annual compliance costs

Although there is uncertainty about the economic recovery, there is no doubt that the administrative costs on the region’s small firms is increasing. • Red tape costs business in the region £1.7 billion or £1,860 per job • Internal compliance costs have risen to £1.1 billion • Consultants accou...
23 Jul 11:45

Increasing red tape leaves SMEs in Wales with a £840 million bill for annual compliance costs

Although there is uncertainty about the economic recovery, there is no doubt that the administrative costs on the nation’s small firms is increasing. • Red tape costs business in the region £0.8 billion • At a cost of £1,920 per job it is the highest cost per head in the UK • Internal complian...
23 Jul 11:30

Increasing red tape leaves small firms in South West with a £1.8 billion bill for annual compliance costs

Although there is uncertainty about the economic recovery, there is no doubt that the administrative costs on the region’s small firms is increasing. • Red tape costs business in the region £1.8 billion or £1,910 per job • Internal compliance costs have risen to £1.2 billion • Consultants accou...