small business advice week


1ST - 7TH SEPTEMBER 2014

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Small Business Advice Week is here to help the country's 4.5 million SMEs thrive in tough times, with advice from both leading experts and businesses across Britain.

Jill Miller from the CIPD talks small businesses

To reflect on Small Business Advice Week, CIPD Research Advisor, Jill Miller discusses the three major challenges and people issues currently faced by SME’s. How can business leaders recruit, develop manage and retain talented people?

Top tips to export for small businesses

Countless opportunities can arise by trading overseas and selling your business’s product or services but there are also many issues and challenges you need to be sensitive to when exporting. From local customs to legal regulations, small businesses need

How small businesses can tap into the benefits of an age diverse workforce

As more people work into their sixties and seventies, Small Business Advice Week speaks to the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, about the advantages of hiring a more age diverse workforce in your small business.

How to Successfully Equity Crowd Fund

FSB

Equity-based crowdfunding is proving to be a valuable and viable means for UK businesses to raise finance. The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) and the UK Crowdfunding Association (UKCFA) outline below five steps to help you successfully crowdfund for

Turn your broadband into a high-quality business phone line.

Vonage

Vonage is a leading broadband telephony company that turns your broadband into a professional, cost-effective high-quality business phone line with a range of services and solutions that support small businesses at every stage of their company’s growth

HR in SMEs: Expert advice on recruiting and retaining the right people for growth

Small Business Advice Week speaks to Jill Miller, Human Resources expert at CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, on the importance of hiring the right people for business succes

The Small Business Butterfly Effect

Partners

Small Business Advice Week (SBAW) - 1st to 7th September - aims to support the UK’s 4.5 million SME’s and help them thrive in the current economic climate.

HR in SMEs: Hire and develop the right leaders for growth

cipd

CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, speaks to Small Business Advice Week about how SMEs can go about hiring and developing the different leadership skills they need for growth

Creating a Culture for Success

Since it started in 2010, Alexander Daniels has expanded from a vision in the minds of a few young friends, to a Professional Recruitment Group based in the city of Birmingham.

‘Future Proofing’ your SME

future proofing

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SBAW IN NUMBERS

11

THE NUMBER OF YEARS SMALL BUSINESS ADVICE WEEK HAS BEEN RUNNING FOR


30

THE AVERAGE NUMBER OF ARTICLES PUBLISHED ABOUT SBAW PER YEAR


130

THE AVERAGE NUMBER OF RADIO STATIONS SBAW IS BROADCAST ON PER YEAR


5,307

THE NUMBER OF MINUTES BROADCAST AROUND SMALL BUSINESS ADVICE WEEK


60 MILLION

THE ESTIMATE NUMBER OF PEOPLE SBAW HAS REACHED