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Why Working with Local Charities Could Help your Business Succeed

Why Working with Local Charities Could Help your Business Succeed

It’s a good time to be starting a business. The economy is strengthening, the market is buoyant and banks are back in a lending mood. Bank of England figures show a net rise of £235m in lending to small and mid-sized enterprises in June. The extant mood might be positive, or even cautiously optimistic, yet starting and running a small business still requires a great deal of time and effort. It can be difficult to know where that time and effort is best spent in order to develop the partnerships that can do so much for the growth of a business. Building your business’ network In my experience of starting up and running a business, founding Holiday Rentals in 1996 and Localgiving in 2008, it can be very difficult to justify time spent away from the computer forming these partnerships –... »