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5 ways to make Small Business Saturday a success

Saturday 4th December 2021 marks this year’s Small Business Saturday in the UK. Now in its ninth year in this country, the campaign has grown rapidly with a record £1.1 billion spent with small businesses on Small Business Saturday in 2020, and 15...

Helen Bush Named Director at The Insurance Octopus

Leading commercial insurance broker, The Insurance Octopus, has appointed H...

The Insurance Octopus has been shortlisted for the British Insurance Awards 2021!

The Insurance Octopus has been announced as a finalist in the Commercial Li...

Is your business insured in the event of a cyber incident?

You may think you’re not likely to be affected by a cyber breach or attac...

The Insurance Octopus wins Feefo Platinum Trusted Service award

The Insurance Octopus has earned review site Feefo’s highest accolade, th...

Coronavirus: There’s help out there for you

First and foremost, we hope you and your family are safe and well! We know ...

Tips to improve slow January trade in bars and pubs

Christmas may already be a distant memory for most of us, but the bank bala...

The top 6 reasons why small businesses fail

It’s a sobering statistic – only 44% of UK businesses will survive beyo...

The good first impressions guide for professional service firms

Making a good first impression matters. Particularly for businesses whose p...

Is it legal for a business to refuse to serve some customers?

Many customer-focused businesses have problems serving customers at one tim...

GDPR: Managing cyber risks and business insurance

The new laws on data management – within the General Data Protection Regu...

How can cafes & coffee shops adapt to customers’ dietary & lifestyle choices?

With more people than ever opting to eat consciously, whether the change is...

Do craft beers have a place in high-end restaurants?

Any restaurant that boasts an extensive craft beer menu is making a stateme...