Small Business to Create Over 1.2m UK Jobs

With optimism coming from the vaccine rollout programme, UK SMEs expect to be hiring 1.2m staff over the next year.

Renewed optimism is the driving force behind these hiring plans, with an added desire for SMEs to grow their workforce diversity and prioritise employee wellbeing.

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From Bond Street to High Street to Your Street, How CoVid Changed Fashion for Everyone

Some say everything needs to be online. And they have led you to believe that everything is now actually online and you won’t succeed unless it is. Yet, as we look across the business landscape at how customers and clients are coming back to businesses, there is still a very healthy demand for face to face contact and relationship building. So the sensible and and logical thing to do is to build a business that can offer both.

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Alicia de Lange: Meet the Woman Who Started a Sustainable Activewear Brand During Lockdown

Alicia, who is based in Bicester, Oxfordshire, is a figure-skating coach. “My mum was a coach, too, so I was on the ice before I could walk!” she laughs. She started her career as a beauty therapist but has now been teaching skating to children for around 6 years. It was this experience that led her to come up with the idea for Harleco Activewear, which launched in December 2020. 

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