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.

3rd Nov 2021

How the British Library’s Business & IP Centre could help you

We're collaborating with the British Library to make support more widely available for entrepreneurs and business owners, at every stage in the lifecycle of a business.

The women of colour Breakthrough programme – Financial Readiness

We know that women of colour face additional challenges in business, and we're committed to supporting female entrepreneurship by improving women's access to the advice, resources and finance options needed to start and grow a business.

12th Jul 2021

Realising the value of patenting your product

Do you have an idea or invention and not quite sure where to start?

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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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Retailer outwears coronavirus with funding and website

Capital Cashmere retails high quality ladies and mens cashmere clothing at county shows, game fairs, high class horse events, such as horse trials and racing. During the winter they hire indoor community spaces where they set up ‘pop-up shops’.

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People power: Ten tips for using social media to grow your business

The lockdown and social distancing policies imposed in the UK over the past few months have led to a surge in online shop, a trend which many people expect to continue even when life returns to normal. This means it is now more important than ever for businesses to ensure their internet activity...

Happy customers spend more money

Happy customers spend more money: Ten tips for a creating a better user experience (UX) in e-commerce

Sam Selbie of the creative agency Whitespace explains how improving the user experience (UX) in website design can boost revenues The explosion of e-commerce in recent months is set to endure well beyond the coronavirus pan...

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Stand out from the crowd: Ten tips for using search-engine optimisation (SEO) to boost your business

James Brewster from Dentsu X explains how companies can use search-engine optimisation (SEO) to deliver new customers and drive business growth The coronavirus pandemic has only served to increase the emphasis that businesses should place on selling online.

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Businesses that understand their customers are far more likely to thrive

Why we need customer research now more than ever