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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

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

These 4 essential tips from successful businesswomen could help your business

We've taken a look at a few of the world's most successful businesswomen to see what other entrepreneurs can learn from them.

Posted 27/04/2018

Pubs in Decline: How to Engage Customers and Save Your Pub

The number of pubs in the UK is in steady decline, with the latest data from CAMRA showing that 18 businesses are calling their final last orders every week.

Posted 05/04/2018

Celebrating St Patrick's Day: Insider Tips and Unusual Facts

St Patrick's Day is a traditional Irish festival which celebrates the patron saint of the Emerald Isle. However, it’s not just celebrated in Ireland that you can celebrate – it is a global phenomenon.

Posted 16/03/2018

How Restaurant, Bars and Cafes can Help Reduce the World’s Plastic Pollution

Of the billions of tonnes of plastic made since it came in to mass use in the mid-1900s only 9% has been recycled and 12% incinerated.

Posted 16/03/2018

World Book Day Competition Winners

From fictional heroes, heroines, and animals to real life literary characters we were looking to find the best World Book Day 2018 outfits.

Posted 15/03/2018

SMEi Wins the Gold Standard for Exceptional Service for the Third Year Running

For the third year in a row, SME Insurance Services has won FEEFO’s Gold Standard Trusted Merchant Award.

Posted 02/03/2018

Interesting facts about Wales and its Rich Cultural History

Happy St David’s Day or “Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus” to all of our Welsh friends! Despite the disruptive weather, today is the perfect opportunity to celebrate Wales and its rich culture and heritage.

Posted 01/03/2018

Could Your Business Survive a Disaster? How to Keep the Tills Ringing

Business Interruption: sometimes things happen outside of your control that could affect the running of your small business. So, how can you be best prepared if things goes wrong?

Posted 23/02/2018
Quotes from a panel of UK Insurers