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Future Sales are Touch and Go

Is your business geared up for “tap to pay” technology? I’ve just read a report which has Barclaycard claiming that half of UK consumers use contactless payment at least once a month, and according to surveys most of us are … Continue reading

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An Ode to Swindon!

In June Dentons will be publishing the first edition of a directory of businesses, services and local info for the Wiltshire town of Swindon and surrounding area. Why have we chosen Swindon as the latest hotspot to benefit from a … Continue reading

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What a Relief!

Small business owners are jumping for joy today as they digest the implications of the 2016 Budget announcements. One of the most welcome measures came as a surprise: the permanent lifting of the threshold for the payment of business rates, … Continue reading

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The Entrepreneur’s Enemy

When you decide to start your own business you will no doubt carefully consider all the pros and cons. There’s one thing, though, that many tend to overlook when striking out into the exciting world of entrepreneurship: you can very … Continue reading

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A Big Deal for Small Business

This Saturday, December 5th, is an important day for consumers and small businesses. Hopefully you haven’t done all your Christmas shopping yet, because you need to get involved in a great initiative that is proven to stimulate your local grass … Continue reading

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Retailers: Ignore Black Friday at your Peril!

Black Friday is a fairly recent retail phenomenon in the UK, imported from America about five years ago by Amazon, and entrenched after 2013 when *Asda went for it “whole hog”. Consumers go mad for it (in many cases quite … Continue reading

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Having a Blast!

When good old Guy Fawkes and his co-conspirators failed in their ill-fated attempt to blow up Parliament in 1605 little did they know they had ignited a fiery tradition that would keep burning through the centuries – and create one … Continue reading

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The Point of Loyalty Cards

Like most of us, you probably have a wallet weighed down with numerous loyalty cards from all sorts of retailers. I decided to have a “spring clean” and cull the ones I rarely (if ever) use, and it led me … Continue reading

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