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Grab your copy of our local online business magazine which has been developed to help small business owners like you get the business that their hard-work truly deserves. Each pillar of a successful business will be covered throughout the year, and each article written by experts in their field.

Subjects covered across the issues are:

  • Marketing for Small Business
  • Sales for Small Business
  • Branding for Small Business
  • Websites for Small Business
  • Finance for Small Business
  • Motivation for Small Business Owners
  • Business Development for Small Business

.. and looking after the businesses BIGGEST asset…YOU

The Online Magazine Platform for Entrepreneurs, SME’s and Small Business Owners

This platform and it’s small business magazine were born out of the CoVid-19 crisis which swept the globe devastating the lives and the businesses of millions of people. Here in the UK we quickly realised that ‘help’ and ‘practical advice’ for entrepreneurs, small businesses, SME’s and their owners simply just wasn’t there, good enough or what was really needed.

SME and small business owners were at the mercy of a mass media that didn’t understand what advice was really needed to help.

It simply wasn’t good enough…and our platform is here to help grow, build, rebuild, market, rebrand and manage the amazing small businesses, SME’s and entrepreneurs everywhere.

Business Mindset

how to take a proper holiday when you are self employed

How to Take a Proper Holiday When You’re Self Employed

Self employment can be stressful. So how do you switch off and actually take a holiday when you are working for yourself?

how to start the day right even if your not a morning people ybkbs magazine

How to Start the Day Right When You’re NOT a Morning Person

Ah, mornings. Whether you’re a “spring out of bed and leap into action” type or a “don’t even talk to me until I’ve had my second cup of coffee” type, many people have strong opinions about mornings. 

loneliness in business by Marc Ford MBA ybkbs magazine

Loneliness For Business Owners – a Silent Killer?

Being self employed and running your own business can be one pf the greatest thing you can do for yourself and your family in your life. It can open so many doors, so many opportunities and lead to a legacy that your friends, family and customers will benefit for years to come.

But it’s also one of the loneliest places on earth too. The hours that we work, the time away from people, the pressure that we and our customers put ourselves under, the financial pressures and what with one thing and another, (i.e. global pandemic), for some there have been bigger consequences that have been born out of our need to work from home and our continuous lockdowns that have left many of us staring at the same four walls in house that used to be haven and now is more of a prison.

Our featured writers...

Marc Ford MBA Editor of YBKBS Magazine

Marc Ford MBA, Editor

Business Coach, Author and Consultant. Has worked with BBC TV and Radio and Channel 4 on business matters. Trusted by Mercedes Benz, Hitachi Capital. Keynote speaker.

Steven Mather

Steven Mather

Business Lawyer and Author. One of the countries leading litigation lawyers in the UK with 13 years experience and counting.

Kerry Hearsey

Kerry Hearsey

Business Woman, Corporate Mindset Coach and Author. Has worked with national and international sports men and women, as well as business owners across the UK.

Jess Amy Dixon

Freelance writer, editor, and social media manager based in the East Midlands. She’s also working on her PhD in Creative Writing at the University of Winchester.

Kathryn Rodgers Hr special;ity writer for small businesses, sees and entrepreneurs for YBKBS leicester small business magazine

Kathryn Rodgers

Business woman and HR Specialist for SME’s. She has worked for all sizes of companies and industries, handling everything from opening new offices to redundancies and retirements.

blanka gal

Blanka Gal

International Award Winning Photographer and Business Woman specialising in branding and making businesses and their people look good.