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Free 1-2-1 digital support for small businesses

Free 1-2-1 digital support for small businesses

A new platform called Digital Boost launched this week, supported by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). The COVID-19 crisis has presented many challenges for small businesses, particularly in building digital capability. The platform will host a community of digital experts who will offer one-to-one digital support to small businesses, free of...

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Caravans could be the most popular form of accommodation, according to VisitBritain’s latest consumer sentiment tracker

Caravans could be the most popular form of accommodation, according to VisitBritain’s latest consumer sentiment tracker

VisitBritain has released the latest results of its UK Covid-19 Consumer Tracker Report, based on fieldwork from 1-5 June.  When asked what type of accommodation respondents were planning on staying in on their next UK overnight trip (June to September), the most popular choice at 35% was caravanning or camping – beating hotels/motels/inns by one...

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Risk assessments and controlling risks in the workplace

Risk assessments and controlling risks in the workplace

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) says that as part of managing the health and safety of your business, you must control the risks in your workplace. To do this you need to think about what might cause harm to people and decide whether you are taking reasonable steps to prevent that harm. This is...

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New guidance to help get Brits safely back to work

New guidance to help get Brits safely back to work

New guidance to help get Brits safely back to work As more details were released about Government’s plans to get people back to work, guidance has been published to help employers get their businesses back up and running, and workplaces operating safely.  There are five key messages: 1. Work from home, if you can –...

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Return to work protocols

Return to work protocols

When you are preparing to reopen your business, here are some actions you may wish to consider to improve the safety of your business and its staff. Government advice can be found here. Note: On 28 April, it was announced that testing for coronavirus was being extended, now including everyone who needs to leave home...

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What’s happening to media consumption during the COVID-19 pandemic?

What’s happening to media consumption during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Author: Jenny Summers, Group Marketing Director, in conjunction with Which Media Media channels are reaching more consumers TV and radio are attracting bigger audiences ABC1s are saving money, and plan to spend when they can So is now the time to think about advertising? Jenny Summers, Head of Marketing at NCC Events, takes a look...

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Looking beyond COVID-19 – leadership for the future

Looking beyond COVID-19 – leadership for the future

As the Covid-19 pandemic shakes the global economy and disrupts the way we live, work, and conduct business, leaders are scrambling to manage the immediate fallout. The Harvard Business Review asks ‘Leaders, do you have a clear vision for the post-crisis future?’ It argues that ‘visionary leaders … didn’t simply react to the most imminent...

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