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Sustainability

This section covers sustainable business practices suitable for practice within SMEs. Sustainability offers small businesses a number of benefits, such as: improving a company’s reputation, helping to attract and retain employees with ethical business practices, saving money by employing eco-friendly technologies and cutting down on energy waste, attracting attention from investors, customers and the press.

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The importance of custom and sustainable packaging when growing your brand

Packaging is more than just a pretty face. It’s a brand-builder that sends would be customers clear signals about the things your business stands for. Ambitious brands must get it right or risk being outpaced by the competition

Blog

Dragons’ Den: Everything’s gone green – S19, ep2

This week’s show was all about green products from compostable paint trays and eco body products to real-grass indoor toilet training for puppies

Business management

Environmental checklist for small businesses

We've outlined an environmental checklist for UK small businesses to help make your company more sustainable and achieve its carbon-cutting goals.

Smart Energy GB

Your customers care about sustainability: here’s how your business can too

With concerns increasing over human impact on the planet, now is the time to make your business part of the solution

Smart Energy GB

Listen to your customers when it comes to sustainability

Small business owners should listen to their customers when it comes to sustainability. It's no longer a nice-to-have and increasingly a necessity to attract and retain customers

Business management

Transition to a net zero future with green finance

Funding Options explain how your small business can become more environmentally friendly and how to fund those sustainability goals

Business management

Sustainability: new government-supported project launches to help SMEs

An Eden Project-inspired programme is encouraging SMEs to focus on sustainability in their businesses with free guidance and advice.

Productivity Zone

How reducing your carbon footprint can increase business productivity

Coupling new ways of working with the latest technology reduces your carbon footprint while increasing productivity and the bottom line

Advice

Realising the power of renewables for small businesses

Here, Paul Sheffield, chief operating officer of Haven Power, discusses how renewables are making business sense to SMEs.

Business management

How to be a sustainopreneur in five steps

Here, James Brueton, CEO of EnviroBuild explains five simple steps to becoming a successful sustainopreneur.

Advice

An SME guide to renewable electricity

According to research 72 per cent of SMEs want to be more committed to renewable energy.

Office & home working

Five ways to make your business more sustainable

Here, we look at five ways that you can make your business more energy efficient and sustainable.

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4 small business functions that must be automated for greater profits

Can technology help you create more efficient business models? In this article, we explore how you can use technology to boost your business

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It’s time the UK’s small businesses got the seamless communications and collaboration tools they need

Why seamless collaboration is crucial for UK small businesses and what tools can help

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Flexible work is making cybersecurity tougher for UK SMBs. It’s time they got the tools, and the platform, to defend themselves

The cybersecurity landscape for small businesses and the tips and tools that can help

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How to enhance your customer and employee experiences using Uber Vouchers

This article explains how Uber Vouchers can enhance both your customer and employee experience