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Starting up

Let’s turn your idea into reality

A new business presents new challenges, and that’s why it’s vital to build a support network that can help nurture your innovative ideas and lay the foundations for long-term success.

We can provide you with access to the knowledge and experience you need to make great decisions that will get your business off to the best possible start.

Resources to help you

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, just let us know

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.

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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...

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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