Lessons from 2020

When you look back on 2020, what first comes to mind? What do you think of? What lessons did you learn along the way? As business owners, it’s so important to take time out to reflect on our achievements, consider the things we’ve learned, and use this...

How do you manage your stress?

International Stress Awareness Week was created back in 2018 to raise awareness of ways to combat the effects of stress. This year it seems particularly poignant and relevant, given the enormous impact Covid19 and the lockdown measures have had on the world as a...

World Mental Health Day 2020

Today marks World Mental Health Day 2020, this year’s theme is ‘mental health for all’. 2020 has been quite some rollercoaster of a year. I think it’s fair to say that this year has been a challenge in terms of mental health for us all. And perhaps...

Feeling lonely, small business owner?

************************ In this fourth instalment of our blog series on the support available to small business owners, we wanted to do something a little different and share a letter to you from our co-founders, Anna and Chloe. So if you run a small business, and...

5 ways to build a strong personal brand

As small business owners, it’s easy to pour all of your energies into promoting your business. That’s where the money is after all. But it’s just as important to build your brand and reputation as a business owner. People need to know who they are...

Be kind to yourself this Mental Health Awareness Week

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week – and I wonder how many times it’s been quite so pertinent? Of course the preservation of our mental health is always a huge priority, but the current pandemic, and the strain it is putting on so many, is not to be...