Last year was a year of global transition. The shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic transformed our social behaviours and ways of thinking.
Despite starting the new year with disputes over the reopening of schools and warnings of fresh, tougher measures in parts of the UK, small business owners are starting 2021 feeling optimistic thanks to the roll out of the vaccine.
We had a very different Christmas, and now we are having an exceptional New Year.
Businesses in retail, hospitality and leisure will receive new grants to help them keep afloat until spring
The free trade deal between the UK and EU, which was announced on Christmas Eve, has taken effect from January 1
The 15-year-old online fashion retailer has bought the Debenhams brand and website for £55 million
It’s no surprise that the government needs money. The damage the Covid-19 pandemic has had on the global economy makes me sick.
Unlike their corporate counterparts, start-ups have proven themselves to be much more resilient against the backdrop of a global pandemic.
2020 has been a turbulent year for business. For some it’s forced tricky career re-evaluation, but for others it’s been the spark they needed, motivating spirited entrepreneurs to start a new business, or take their side hustles full time.
The key word for businesses this year will be resilience, according to Vodafone. Businesses need to prepare for the unknown – 2020 has taught us all that lesson.