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Is a perceived lack of government support preventing SMEs from hiring apprentices?

Are SMEs benefiting from this growth? We conducted a study with our clients to find out.

Posted 13/11/2017

Water Refills: How Your Business can Help Save our Planet and Reduce Plastic Waste

It’s also another day when up to 35 million bottles will be used in the UK – and less than half recycled. In fact, today alone an estimated 700,000 bottles will end up as litter.

Posted 27/09/2018

How to Start a Retail Business

Read our step-by-step guide to starting your own retail business from writing a business plan and establishing costs to understanding your legal obligations.

Posted 28/08/2018

High Street Heroes Survey

As a leading insurance provider to the shopping and retail sector, we conducted a study to explore how consumers feel about shopping on their local high street.

Posted 23/08/2018

Take Time to Stop for a Brew – Celebrate Afternoon Tea Week

Whilst the British favourite afternoon tea has come back into popularity in recent years, it has been gracing our afternoons since the 1940s! Celebrate it with us this #Afternoonteaweek

Posted 15/08/2018

Retail Industry Trends for 2019

Keeping abreast of the latest trends and developments in the shop industry could help retailers survive. Here are some to consider.

Posted 09/08/2018

How do I get a License to run a pub?

If you’ve decided to buy or take over a pub there’s a lot to consider, with many differences depending on the location, style of the pub, and whether you’re taking over an existing venue.

Posted 09/08/2018

How to set up an Online Shop

This guide will help you set up your own online shop and start taking advantage of all that potential profit.

Posted 08/08/2018

Are you Putting Your Shop at Risk?

The Price of Underinsurance Could be Devastating to Your Business

Posted 09/07/2018

Four Walls Marketing: How to Save a Failing Pub

Using four wall marketing to encouraging repeat business and customer loyalty is more valuable than enticing a new customer through the doors for a one-off visit.

Posted 08/05/2018

The Last Straw: What is Britain Doing to Reduce the World's Plastic Waste?

Many UK businesses have already started to commit to reducing their plastic waste by phasing out plastic straws. Will you be joining them?

Posted 02/05/2018
Quotes from a panel of UK Insurers