Help Britain's Local Businesses
Take On The Corporate Giants

Caversham Computers
23 Whitby Green, Caversham
Reading, RG4 6SL
0118 3213562
Nelson's Eye Patch Opticians
8-10 Shirehall Plain, Holt
Norfolk, NR25 6HT
01263 711810
Good Times Party Duo
The Crab Inn, 94 High St
Shanklin, Isle of Wight
07702 865108
DTB Handcrafted Canvas & Leather Goods
Unit 6 Gorden House, Sunningdale
Ascot, SL59RL
Bongaboard Balance Boards
1, Lyndhurst St
Cardiff, CF11 6JH
07917 697960

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