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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 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.

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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.

Who’s your Christmas cracker?

Do you know someone who deserves a pat on the back this Christmas? Tell us about the good people you work with and they might get a Christmas hamper, on us.

Are you prepared for a cyber-attack? Our survey says no

Our survey showed most small businesses aren't savvy enough about cybercrime. Here's why you should protect your business from cyber-attacks and how.

We’re a Chamber Business Awards winner

We've bagged regional Employer of the Year in the Chamber Business Awards. Now we're through to the nationals. Not bad for a small(ish) broker from Suffolk.