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WiRE Members share their top tips and tricks

Make time for wellbeing – out in the garden

Posted: 8th January 2018

By: Alison Marsden

It’s official. Gardening is good for you.  How do I know? Well apart from a lifetime’s gardening (and you could say that gardeners are biased) there is significant evidence from…

Latest Employment News for Small Businesses

Posted: 8th January 2018

By: Kay Heald

There’s always lots of changes to keep an eye on when you are managing people – this is a short summary rounding up relevant law changes and employment information for…

I Explain Money – Spending

Posted: 18th December 2017

By: Jenny Bracelin

Spending is all about choice Buying stuff you want is fantastic. Spending money you don’t have isn’t. Every time we handover a card to pay for something, we are making…

Spending in a Nutshell

Posted: 13th December 2017

By: Jenny Bracelin

Spending is all about choice Buying stuff you want is fabulous. Spending money you don’t have isn’t. Every time we handover a card to pay for something, we are making…

Common food safety mistakes made by a growing food and drink business.

Posted: 12th December 2017

By: Louise Roberts

You have a food and drink business producing brilliant products and this is the year to grow. You have identified the people in your target marketplaces (such as retailers) and…

Six reasons to shop small and local

Posted: 12th December 2017

By: Elaine Pritchard

The UK’s annual Small Business Saturday has been and gone, but that’s no reason to stop shopping locally. Small businesses and the self-employed are crucial to the local economy –…

When a Home Becomes a House

Posted: 5th December 2017

By: Denise Cable

Ten Steps to Staging Your House To Sell How your home is presented for sale can have a massive influence on how quickly it sells and for what price. How you…

How Disability Confident Are You?

Posted: 4th December 2017

By: Kay Heald

Did you know that almost a fifth of the working age population is disabled and the vast majority of these people develop their conditions or impairments during their working lives.…

Websites matter – what to look for when developing yours

Posted: 29th November 2017

By: Louisa Stewart

In today’s instant information society, we expect to be able to find business websites easily and conveniently. Gone are the days of dial-up and £££ website builds. You can put…

I’ll Be Home for Christmas: A cunning social media plan for the festive season

Posted: 29th November 2017

The festive season is well and truly upon us, and feeds are awash with Christmas activity and festive promotions.  When it comes to social media Christmas can provide some headaches.…