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Business Continuity Planning For SMEs

Disaster can strike at any time, and no business is immune. Create a business continuity plan to keep your business running.

Posted 26/05/2022

What is Public Liability Insurance?

What is public liability insurance, do you need it, and how much do you need? Considerations for small businesses.

Posted 03/05/2022

Promoting Your Pub: The Road to Recovery

Pubs hold enormous social value for communities; with the right promotion aimed at the right audiences, you’ll be heading in the right direction on the road to future success.

Posted 14/04/2022

Online Checks Could be Good News for Bricks and Mortar Retailers

Online v high street – an age-old debate. New anti-fraud rules came into force in March, and they could be good news for the UK high street.

Posted 11/04/2022

Making Online Marketing Work for Your Salon

Build your salon marketing strategy with our guide to salon internet marketing. Beauty salon marketing tools and salon promotion ideas.

Posted 01/04/2022

The Rise of Shared Office Spaces

Demand for shared office space has risen compared with pre-COVID levels, which may reflect a broader array of businesses moving away from more traditional office arrangements.

Posted 30/03/2022

Launching a Vegan Food Business in 2022

The UK vegan industry is booming. Vegans and vegetarians look set to make up a quarter of the British population by 2025 and this is reflected in vegan food businesses.

Posted 29/03/2022

How to Set-up a Medical Practice

Establishing any new business requires lots of planning and preparation if it is to be a success, so it’s important to think carefully about every aspect of your new medical practice before you start.

Posted 28/03/2022

How to Set-up a Veterinary Practice

Key considerations for starting a vet’s practice: choosing the right locations, planning finances, staff, equipment and vet practice insurance.

Posted 24/03/2022

Protecting Your Fish And Chip Shop Business

Owning a fish and chip shop can be rewarding and hard work, and doesn’t come without its challenges and risks. It’s essential to adopt the correct health and safety procedures to minimise these risks.

Posted 16/03/2022

How do You Bring a Little Bit of Italy to a Small Town in the Heart of Yorkshire?

Back in 2016 husband and wife team, Luigi and Joanna, set about transforming the old Station House at Garforth train station, into one of the top Italian restaurants in Yorkshire.

Posted 02/03/2022

Storm Eunice - Information for smei customers

We hope you all stay safe this weekend. If you have the misfortune to experience any damage and need to claim, please consult your policy paperwork for the relevant claims contact details.

Posted 18/02/2022

Can Changes Ahead Present Opportunities for Hair and Beauty Salons?

Imported goods used and sold in your salon will need to be declared and cleared by customs. Are delays to deliveries covered by your salon insurance?

Posted 17/02/2022

How to Set-up a Home Office in a Small Space

Crucial considerations for setting-up an office in a small space including, planning permission, equipment and home office insurance.

Posted 16/02/2022

Smei Celebrates Winning a Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award for Delivering Exceptional Customer Service

We are extremely proud to announce that we have been awarded with the ‘Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award’ for delivering exceptional customer service throughout 2021.

Posted 01/02/2022

Brexit Brings Changes to SME Imports

Brexit has been front of mind for a few years now ─ but the start of 2022 meant significant changes started to take place on our borders.

Posted 30/01/2022
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