Author Archives : Ashley Smith

Ashley Smith
February 16, 2021

It’s perhaps unsurprising that a global pandemic, national lockdowns, Brexit and a potential double-dip recession have knocked business confidence in the UK over the past 12-months. However, 2021 has started […]

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Ashley Smith
February 10, 2021

Each year the UK celebrates National Apprenticeship Week – an annual event to shine a light on apprenticeships, showcase the fantastic benefits they offer, and highlight their importance to the […]

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Ashley Smith
January 14, 2021

As we begin a new year and leave behind one the most challenging years for SMEs across the UK, now is the time to begin thinking about what 2021 might […]

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Ashley Smith
December 18, 2020

In the UK, almost 60 per cent of businesses operate as sole traders, and it’s easy to see why. The set-up process is free and straightforward, helping lots of self-employed […]

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Ashley Smith
December 7, 2020

Online marketplaces have been growing in popularity for more than a decade, with consumers preferring the convenience that these digital platforms can provide. Then the coronavirus pandemic hit and forced […]

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