Resources

We've carefully selected resources to help you with whatever challenges you may be facing right now in your business, so feel free to browse what's on offer below. If there's any content you'd like to see on here, why not let us know.

28th Feb 2022

Top tips from UK businesses for international trading success

SMEs are the lifeblood of our economy, accounting for 99.9% of all UK businesses and generating around 50% of turnover in the UK private sector1 . They also account for an increasing amount of the UK's international trade,...

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Abode Heat and their ActionCOACH experience

Abode Heat and their ActionCOACH experience

Ali Hodges, Managing Director and co-founder, and Ben Hodges, Business Development Director at Abode Heat, talked to us about the impact coaching has had on the business.

3 Simple Steps to Effective Business Planning

3 simple steps to effective business planning, in collaboration with ActionCOACH

Planning is a crucial part of business growth. Without a plan it can be difficult to focus on the tasks that will drive your business forward.

ActionCOACH

Growing your business with ActionCOACH

A range of business coaching programmes for every step of your entrepreneurial journey

Employer guide to apprenticeships

Employer guide to apprenticeships

Energy usage is one of the expenses small businesses are most likely to estimate. Here’s how you get be more in control.

Open the door to business growth

Open the door to business growth

Help to Grow is a £520 million scheme to help owners of small and medium-sized business take their business to the next level.

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Supporting your wellbeing during the coronavirus outbreak

We know that the current situation is creating feelings of stress and isolation, which can affect the mental health of you, your colleagues and employees.

Discovering digital

Discovering digital: taking your business online

Thinking of trading online? The current social and economic climate – with much of the world in lockdown and many bricks-and-mortar stores forced to temporarily close their doors – has meant many businesses are now looking to operate online instead.

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Paying a bill? Always be scam aware and watch our video

Watch our short video to find out how criminals are targeting businesses and the simple steps you can take to protect your company.

How to build a successful outreach programme

How to build a successful outreach programme

Santander joined the Social Mobility commission to hold the first in a series of Deep Dives for employers to explore how you can reach, attract and foster a diverse pool of talent. The session was designed to explore how you ...