Help Britain's Local Businesses
Take On The Corporate Giants

Bridge Computer Services
2 Joseph Street, Marple
Stockport, SK6 6BH
0161 4083201
Good Times Party Duo
The Crab Inn, 94 High St
Shanklin, Isle of Wight
07702 865108
Kirkby Tyres
Speke Hall Avenue, Liverpool,
Merseyside, L24 1UU
0870 242 8800
A Cars UK
60 Tyburn Road, Birmingham,
West Midlands, B24 8LA
ON THE SPOT Cleaning Services
Office and vehicle cleaning services
Local to Peterborough
07905 212809

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