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What we know about tackling Covid-19 as a business, so far

Tessa co-founder of OLIO – the food sharing app – shares the 5 lessons she's learned so far about how to tackle Covid-19 as a small business owner

Asto Community Spotlight: Meet Suzanne Noble, Silver Sharers Co-Founder

Suzanne Noble, Asto customer and co-founder of Silver Sharers gives the low down on running her business. What she loves about it, the things she finds a challenge, and some great tips for other business owners.

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Helping small businesses to safely reopen their offices after lockdown

This article by Rype Office founder, Dr Greg Lavery explains the key themes of the government’s guidelines and provides best practice actions for small businesses to help them re-open the office now lockdown has been lifted

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Navigating your social content during a crisis

As a freelance social content specialist, and small business owner Seyda shares some great ideas for navigating your social content during a crisis

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How I made the jump from full-time employment to starting a business of my own

Harry Compton, a self-employed gardener tells us how he made the jump from full-time employment to starting a business of his own. "It’s a journey I’m so grateful for as it has taught me more about business, people and life than any classroom could."

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6 tips for reducing your carbon footprint as a small business

Climate change is higher up the agenda than at any point in recent years. If we are going to meet our carbon targets, business needs to respond. Here are some tips on changes you can make in your business.

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Starting a business: finding your place within a community

Rachael shares some of her experiences and advice from setting up her small business, Isla Ray – an independent coffee shop – amidst a community as embedded and established as Deptford.

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Why communities are essential for small businesses to thrive

Business owners are constantly looking for new ways to connect with other like-minded individuals and communities to learn from, to be inspired by, and to find support from others who have faced the same challenges.

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Community is key for survival

Tobi Oredein, Co-Founder of Black Ballad, explains why it is important to consider building a community for your business.