Help Britain's Local Businesses
Take On The Corporate Giants

Embroidery With Style
The B Hive Business Centre
Skelton, Cleveland
01287 209453
Blueberry Cakes
15 Buckstone Crescent
Edinburgh, EH10 6PJ
0131 445 4048
CK Installations
22 Preston Road, Standish
Wigan, WN6 0HS
01257 426181
IPhone Repairs in Preston
117 Friargate, Preston,
Lancashire, PR1 2EE
01772558747
Office Plus - Payroll Bureau
7 Blackberry Close
Kettering, Northants
07855 546140


Barriers to SME Growth in the UK

As Local Business Week draws to a close for 2013, we look back on the lessons learnt
With 1 in 4 small businesses operating without a website, local businesses are struggling to compete with supermarkets.
As part of Local Business Week, sponsors thomsonlocal are offering free marketing advice for local businesses.
Federation of Small Businesses calls for UK shoppers to take the Local Business Week pledge and shop locally
Take our quiz and find out how you compare with the rest of the UK
Local Business Week will be reaching out to shoppers across the UK encouraging them to think and shop locally
Author and business coach Jayne Morris offers some top tips for avoiding the inevitable stress that comes with running a business
You may be surprised how much money you can save by taking a few simple and free steps to reduce your paper and printing costs
Exposed: how the ink in the branded cartridges we buy exceeds the cost of vintage champagne