Working with manufacturers: Resources for small business owners
Government announces UK will continue to use EU product safety mark
British businesses can use the European Union's CE product safety mark beyond December 2024.
How to launch a physical product without investors
Many industries are lacking innovation. So, it's the right time to launch a physical product, if you can afford to.
Building your brand: Getting the fundamentals right first time can help you grow quickly
How has Jennifer Bailey, founder of shoe brand Calla, leveraged GS1 barcodes to her advantage?
How technology can help you manage customer relationships and grow your sales
There is clear evidence that technology can help small businesses leap over the barriers to growth.
How a workspace community can help your small business grow
Demand for coworking and flexible workspace is soaring. What's driving this surge?
John Lewis launches £1 million fund for sustainable start-ups that tackle 'throwaway' culture
Grants for projects tackling waste for food, textiles and household products.
Smaller companies account for half of UK businesses' greenhouse gas emissions
Despite that figure, 76% have not formulated a decarbonisation strategy.
Made in the UK? The pros and cons of outsourcing clothing manufacture overseas
Alison Lewy discusses whether to use a UK supplier or one based overseas.
The British lifestyle brand going global through selling on Amazon
Gayle Hunter is the founder of Luxelu, a range of lifestyle and beauty products including stationery, jewellery and homewares. Amazon is at the heart of the business and Gayle sells to customers around the world via the site. Ahead of speaking at the Amazon Academy in Newport on 11 September, she tells her story.
How to dress your online shop window for an international audience
The look and design of your online shop can be an important factor when trying to attract the attention of potential customers. Get it looking great and people are likely to explore further. The experts at Verisign, supporter of Enterprise Nation's Go and Grow Online campaign, share top tips to help you make your website look better.
Enabling enterprise: Inclusive supply chains
Our friends at Newable talk through their new programme.
10 start-ups to watch in 2021
Their journeys may be very different, but they all have one thing in common.
Your guide to a successful peak season 2020
Get top tips for small business success this (possibly very different) peak season.
How food and drink businesses save money and time fulfilling online orders
Food and drink business owners share their tips on when to start outsourcing, improving packaging and finding suppliers.
The Small Business Sessions podcast (series four, episode three): The entrepreneur baking up guilt free cakes
Only two years after launching Fit Bakes, Ellen Rauen-Prestes has managed to get her healthy cakes stocked in major retailers including Sainsbury's and Selfridges. Listen to her inspiring story in the latest episode of our podcast.
The shift to non-plastic for small food brands
BBC television show War on Plastic revealed there are 19.5 billion bits of single use plastics in UK homes. And plastic pollution is set to increase threefold by 2025. Vhari Russell outlines innovations that small food and drink brands can use to reduce plastic.
How to get the best from printed packaging and labels
Getting the best from your labels and packaging is a powerful way to make your presence known in the market.
'Holland & Barrett doesn't care about suppliers' says small business commissioner as company slammed for payment practices
Health food business Holland & Barrett has been publicly criticised by the man tasked by the government with helping small businesses deal with unpaid bills by big companies.
What happens next with Brexit? Enterprise Nation members have their say
Another momentous week in Westminster ends with the government going back to the drawing board over Brexit. We asked three Enterprise Nation members with very different opinions to tell us their thoughts on what should happen next.
Government told to 'immediately' explain how EU small business funding will be replaced post-Brexit
Small businesses risk missing out on support financed by the European Union so it is "crucial" that ministers outline now what they will do to make up for the shortfall in funding once Britain leaves the EU, a group of MPs have said.