Grant applications – our top 5 tips

Grant application. As a small business owner, how do you feel about those two words? Have you ever considered applying for a grant to support your business? Or is the idea squarely outside of your comfort zone? Either way, the idea of completing a grant application...

4 reasons to join a small business community

Our small business community is at the heart of everything we do. It’s a place where female small business owners come together both online and in person (when government guidelines allow!) to work together, build their confidence and grow their businesses. But...

What makes a great elevator pitch?

What makes a great elevator pitch? And why is having one so important? First and foremost, when you meet someone new in a professional capacity, your elevator pitch is what you say when someone asks you who you are and what you do. It’s succinct and to the...

Business tips from our community

There are a plethora of business tips out there. You just need to Google it! It’s easy to find a huge number of articles outlining how to do this and when to do that. So much so that it can seem overwhelming! But given that there is so much information from so...

Lessons from COVID-19

Today might be a Bank Holiday, but it’s also the start of the week that, for many, things will start to return a little more to something like normal. The government are encouraging us to return to work in the office. Our children are returning to school. It...

Enter the accountant!

In this week’s guest blog, we are delighted to share this piece by Emma Truran from EMT Accountancy. In it, Emma shares the importance both of outsourcing as a small business owner, and also the value to be gained from a great accountant! Thanks so much Emma,...