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Alternative new year financing: New options to fund SME growth

Business Planning

It’s tough getting access to funds to help you grow your business; around half of all applications from first-time SME borrowers are rejected. The answer lies with the fast-growing alternative finance sector.

Tim Campbell offers his tips for using PR effectively in small business

Market Insights

In the first part of this Guardian series of three interviews with Tim Campbell, the Worldpay small business expert and Apprentice winner shares his tips on public relations.

The online best practice tips that can help this small business and yours

Business Planning

Host Unusual is an online database showcasing the most unusual places to stay in the UK. Chosen as a winner in Worldpay’s UK small business competition, Host Unusual is now receiving advice on SEO and other online business best-practices in order to develop in the right way.

How to be smarter with your time in 2017

Business Planning

One day a week is spent on admin by the average small business owner. Spend less time on admin in 2017 and still be smarter with your business data – use online planning tools and put the pen and paper away.

Digital first: How SMEs can tool up for festive success

Sales & Marketing

UK retail sales are set to grow 2.5% to reach an impressive £42.2 billion this December. But with as many as one in five planning to shop online this festive period, there’s a danger that independent retailers get left behind.

Christmas Day hijacked by online shopping

Market Insights

Exchanging presents, lunch, the Queen’s speech, a nap and online shopping – this is what the schedule for Christmas Day increasingly looks like across the UK.

Expert advice for a successful 2017: Reaching and retaining customers

Sales & Marketing

Expert advice for a successful 2017: Embracing digital

Market Insights

In 2017, businesses that don’t become digital savvy will be left behind. Getting online and adopting a digital-centric approach can be made easy with the right ecommerce services. 

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