Small Business Saturday

The second annual Small Business Saturday UK

Toby Perkins MP  |  6 December 2014

This is the second annual Small Business Saturday UK. A similar campaign has been running in the United States for four years and has become a national movement backed by celebrities and politicians from Barack Obama to Serena Williams.   Last year, our shadow secretary of state for business, Chuka Umunna, worked with business groups, …

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Why Small Business Saturday matters

Sarah Wilson-Gibbons  |  6 December 2014

Small Business Saturday is here, and so is the festive season. Hey Little Cupcake is working at full tilt, full of seasonal cakes and festive cheer. We started four years ago, tiny, in the kitchen at home. So tiny that we could not even get a bank loan! From such little beginnings we have built …

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Small businesses are sponsors of our communities

Philip Ross  |  6 December 2014

We have had Black Friday, Cyber Monday and even giving Tuesday and now this weekend we have Small Business Saturday. Unlike Cyber Monday and Black Friday it is not just about shopping but is about the value that small business plays in our community and getting people to recognise and celebrate their local small businesses. …

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The story behind the goods

Olivia Ross  |  6 December 2014

In my 17 years of my life so far, I have already began to pick out society’s flaws by looking at what we appreciate and what we do not. Small Business Saturday, which I heard about on the radio, to me is an event that could demonstrate the difficulties that small businesses face and is …

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