Help Britain's Local Businesses
Take On The Corporate Giants

Hope Street Hotel
40 Hope Street, Liverpool,
Merseyside, L1 9DA
Poole, Dorset
01202 984133
69A Wyle Cop
Shrewsbury, SY1 1UX
01743 242533
Software Solutions Consultancy
48 Sandringham Drive
Leeds, LS17 8DA
0113 3222 792
A Cars UK
60 Tyburn Road, Birmingham,
West Midlands, B24 8LA

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