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This is the place for latest business regulations, other updates, customer stories and the occasional bit about us.

In short, it's a minestrone of interesting bits and pieces from advice and opinions, to personal profiles and things that have caught our eye.

UK cleaning industry statistics 2021

What's the cleaning industry worth? How many people work in it? These questions answered and more in our 2021 UK cleaning industry statistics.

Popular and emerging beauty trends with expert predictions for 2021/22 weddings

What are the top beauty trends right now? And what does that mean for winter 2021 and 2022 weddings? Find out...

UK hair and beauty industry statistics 2021

Up-to-date figures and statistics about the UK hair, nail and beauty industry in 2021. The facts at your fingertips, all in one place...

The Most Popular Nostalgic Beauty Trends on TikTok

Want to know what nostalgic beauty trends are top of the hashtag rankings on TikTok right now? Beauticians and hairdressers, be prepared...

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Most in-demand freelance skills 2020

Data shows the freelance market holding up well and even growing despite the pandemic. Here are the most in-demand freelance skills for 2020.

A guide to new government rules & help for businesses during lockdown 3

Lockdown 3 is upon us, with new government rules for how businesses should operate & what help they can get. Here's all you need to know.

eBay sellers: here’s why you need insurance

If your online business relies on eBay sales, it's a good idea to protect your profits with eBay seller's insurance. Here's why.

Surge in demand for aesthetics training shows industry bouncing back

Demand for aesthetics training has surged post-national lockdown, reflecting the growing popularity of non-surgical cosmetic treatments.

We’ve got the Plain English Campaign’s Crystal Mark seal of approval – again

The Plain English Campaign is against jargon and gobbledygook. Their Internet Crystal Mark shows we're committed to plain English on our website.

How to get remote working right and protect your business

Thousands of businesses have switched to remote working during lockdown. Here are 6 key remote working tips to keep your staff and your business safe.

What coronavirus means for your business insurance

Coronavirus has changed how we work. It's also changed your risks. Here's all you need to know about what the pandemic means for your business insurance.

How coronavirus and remote working put businesses at higher risk of cybercrime

The combination of coronavirus and millions working from home has played into hackers' hands. That makes understanding remote working security essential.