December’s here and so begins the run up to Christmas. For small business owners, it’s often the one time of the year when they can really switch off as most businesses close down for a few days at least. But we’re not there yet and there are still a few weeks of 2018 to go before starting to look to a new year.
The run up to Christmas itself can feel flat for those small businesses not caught up with seasonal activity. Combine that the fact that many are tired after working flat out for the past 11 months and December can mean a real challenge in just keeping going.
But there are things that you can do to get the balance right for you and your business whether you err on the side of the Grinch or embrace Christmas totally and wholeheartedly!
We’ve pulled together a few tips to embrace the run up to the festive season:
Use the next few weeks well and help prepare your business for a successful 2019!
Photo credit: Oleksandr Pidvalnyi
Our directors Benna McCartney and Phil Ashford were delighted to collect the award at the recent National Enterprise Network (NEN) ceremony in London. This is a particular recognition for our Restart Program but it's also a reflection of our brilliant team and great partners.
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