03 Dec 11:04

Are you Brexit Ready?

Brexit is probably the most overused word in the UK at present and one that is consistently newsworthy but a blot on the business landscape. No one can detail with certainty what the actual impact of this phenomenon will be, but what is clear is that organisations can simply not ignore it. The UK...
03 Dec 09:45

Santa's Vintage Bus Grotto

On Sunday 9th and Sunday 16th December Father Christmas has again agreed to visit the Oxford Bus Museum and a Bus Grotto has been prepared for him. The museum is open from 10.30 am until 4.30pm. There is plenty for kids to do after they have seen Santa. Free vintage bus rides will be run for mu...
30 Nov 15:30

Small Business Saturday isn't just for shops, says local high street barber

Southend-based barber Company HQ is reminding people of the importance of supporting all kinds of local enterprises ahead of Small Business Saturday. Held to encourage shoppers to stay local and user smaller firms, this national campaign is now in its sixth year and takes place on December 1. Ni...
30 Nov 15:08

Support this year’s Small Business Saturday says Cargologic

A Felixstowe-based firm which transports products across the UK is calling on people to get behind Small Business Saturday. Held every year on the first weekend in December, this year it falls on December 1. Haulier company Cargologic focuses on transporting goods for a wide range of businesses,...
30 Nov 15:01

Small Business Saturday: Results Aimed Workouts are making fitness affordable

Results Aimed Workouts, a small Norfolk gym determined to make a big impact in the fitness industry, has stressed the importance of supporting local companies on Small Business Saturday. Taking place on December 1, Small Business Saturday is a non-commercial campaign encouraging consumers to shop lo...
30 Nov 15:00

Support Small Business Saturday urges SME recruitment business

As many people may be aware, Saturday 1st December is Small Business Saturday and an occasion to celebrate small businesses and encourage people to ‘shop local’. The event reaches millions of customers and small business owners every year, but many companies have said it feels particularly impor...
30 Nov 14:45

Support Small Business Saturday and shop local, urges Altum Designs

A company which creates multi-tools for cyclists is urging Christmas shoppers to back Small Business Saturday and to use the opportunity to buy locally on their nearest high street as they look for that elusive perfect seasonal gift. Daniel Varney is the owner of Altum Designs, which aims to mak...
30 Nov 14:30

AJ's and Amber Taxis celebrate Small Business Saturday

AJ's and Amber Taxis, a taxi company based in Clacton-on-Sea which serves the entire Essex area, has recently announced that it will be taking part in Small Business Saturday this year. The event will take place on the 1st of December 2018, and aims to promote the work of small business and enco...
30 Nov 14:30

Small Business Saturday: the initiative encouraging shoppers to choose local

On the horizon of our calendars, Black Friday's younger and lesser-known cousin is about to make its annual appearance. Founded in 2010, Small Business Saturday tempts shoppers across the country to pay their local high streets a visit. Often swamped by the calls of retail giants and online opt-ins,...
30 Nov 14:15

Move over Black Friday and Cyber Monday, now it's time for Small Business Saturday

Now that Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and all the craziness that they bring are finally out of the way, it is time to focus on a shopping event that focuses on the local economy, Small Business Saturday. This grassroots event takes place every year, on the first Saturday in December. In 2018, it will...
30 Nov 14:00

E17 designer and artist Dominic Mandrell encourages consumers to keep it local this Small Business Saturday

Dominic Mandrell is a graphic designer with over 20 years' experience in producing branding, marketing and artwork for small businesses and charities - especially those working in the music and events sector. Highlighting the importance of working with independent professionals rather than larger ma...
30 Nov 14:00

Give your support to local enterprise on Small Business Saturday, says Ntsama Chilli Oils

Give your support to local enterprise on Small Business Saturday, says Ntsama Chilli Oils. Small Business Saturday is the national UK-wide campaign aimed at promoting Britain’s 5.6 million smaller businesses as retailers gear up for Christmas. Held on the first weekend in December, this event is...
30 Nov 12:55

'Support indie craft businesses’ says online retailer ahead of Small Business Saturday

A leading online craft store, Crafty UK, has spoken out about the need for more people to support independent businesses. The announcement comes in anticipation of this year’s Small Business Saturday, which will take place on Saturday 1 December. The initiative aims to raise the profile of loc...
30 Nov 12:42

Odd Socks Supports Small Business Saturday

On Friday 30th November, the Beccles Christmas lights will be switched on and thousands of people are expected to attend the event. This is not only a great opportunity to get into the Christmas spirit and appreciate the illuminations, but also a chance to support great local businesses in the build...
30 Nov 12:07

Harris's Hog Roast Comes to Beccles and Dereham!

Tis the season for big Christmas light switch-ons, as towns up and down the country add a little festive sparkle to their High Streets. For many this is a chance not only to see the twinkling lights but also to sample some quality local fare and soak up the Christmas atmosphere. The Diss Christma...
29 Nov 17:37

Play and Learn Café throws its weight behind Universal Children’s Day

London-based Play and Learn Café, which allows children to explore via playful learning experiences, is urging families to find out how their child learns best following Universal Children’s Day on November 20. The day focuses on improving the welfare of children worldwide, and on global co-opera...
29 Nov 17:17

Support independent food stands for Small Business Saturday, says Pot ‘O’ Rizotto

A Colchester street food business is urging seasonal bargain hunters to shop local and sample the wares of independent food traders ahead of Small Business Saturday. Launched in 2010 in the US by American Express, and in the UK in 2013, this national grassroots campaign encourages Christmas shop...
29 Nov 17:12

Easy Peasy Cooking supports Small Business Saturday

This year, Ipswich recipe kit company ‘Easy Peasy’ Cooking will be throwing their weight behind the Small Business Saturday campaign. Held on the 1st December, it encourages people to get out and support the High Street and small businesses. Having been given Social Enterprise accreditation, 'Easy P...