This section covers sustainable business practices for UK 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.

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.


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.

Office & home working

Five sustainability solutions for an eco-friendly office

Here, Flooring Republic advises us on how to encourage your team to build an eco-friendly, green office.


Should businesses be using clean energy? The UK public say ‘yes’

More than 40 per cent of people believe businesses should source their energy from renewable sources.

Business management

Sustainable energy solutions for long-term business success

Here, Richard Morgan, industry development director of British Gas Business, tells us how sustainable energy can save your business.

Business management

Sustainable solutions for SMEs

Sustainability and CSR are not just luxuries for large companies but are accessible to small businesses too, argues Liam Kavanagh.

Business management

Why a sustainable business has to commit to strong values

Solid, dependable innovation, trust and honour, are the core facets of a sustainable business, argues Simon Anderson.

Business management

The sustainable solutions you should consider for your small business

Here, we look at some of the compelling reasons for small and medium-size enterprises to become more environmentally aware.


Advance London: Helping SMEs to capitalise on circular economy

London Waste and Recycling Board launches Advance London - a new circular economy business support programme for SMEs.


How your small business can go green

From recycling to ways of saving electricity, Hannah Pennell explores the measures you can take to make your business greener.

Business Ideas & Planning

More than just a buzzword: The business benefits of a sustainable company

Steven Macatonia reveals why sustainability is at the heart of his company and why you should consider a sustainable mindset when you set up yours.

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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