Business Ideas & Planning

Best business ideas for 2024: Holistic pet care 

From pet massage to supplements, holistic pet care offers a goldmine of opportunities for entrepreneurs with a fondness for furry friends...


Ca-nine to five: One in five British workplaces allow pets in the office

New research shows that employers are increasingly allowing pets in the office, now estimated at one in five British workplaces.

Productivity Zone

Can an office dog really boost productivity?

Struggling to keep the productivity levels of your business up? Maybe you should consider getting an office dog!

Office & home working

How bringing a dog to the office can benefit your small business

Ben Lobel talks to employers and staff about what it means for morale, and sometimes marketability, to bring a faithful friend to work.

Business management

Starting a hotel for cats

Abi Purser started Longcroft Luxury Cat Hotel in 2010, and franchised the business soon after. SmallBusiness.co.uk talks to her about starting up.


Employees would take their dog to work

Some 85 per cent of employees who have dogs would bring them into the office given the opportunity, finds research.

Business Technology

How to keep your small business safe online

Here's how Security Service Edge from Vodafone can help to protect your SME from ever-increasing cyber threats

Business Technology

How to grow a global creative agency in record time

Find out how creative agency, Myth Studio, used technology to grow their business and quadruple their staff count in 18 months

Partner content

Attracting and keeping top talent through Total Reward

Employment benefits specialist, Drewberry, explain why you should base your benefits around a Total Reward Strategy

Partner content

5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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