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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.

The cost and impact of bad business advice on the UK’s small and micro-businesses

Our survey reveals the effect of bad business advice on UK small & micro-businesses. Find out what it costs & which sectors are hit hardest.

UK charity and not-for-profit sector statistics 2022

How many charities are there in the UK? Where are they based? And what do they do? Find out with our latest UK charity statistics.

Male aesthetics industry statistics 2022

Men like to look good too, but just how good? Our male aesthetics industry statistics for 2022 paint a picture of an industry on the up...

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.

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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...

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.