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On mystical Lindisfarne, Karen Mundy is passing her business over to her daughter
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On mystical Lindisfarne, Karen Mundy is passing her business over to her daughter

Bira catches us with business owner Karen Mundy, who is now passing the reins of her various enterprises to her daughter, Charlotte.

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Have a trend-led new year
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Have a trend-led new year

Being aware of the current trends keeps your range fresh and interesting for your customer. If you have held back some budget for Spring 2020, here are some of the strongest directions for the new season.

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Prepare for HR changes in 2020
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Prepare for HR changes in 2020

There is a large degree of uncertainty as to what will unfold with employment law this year. Bira Legal advises members on how to prepare for HR changes.

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Weather-proof your pocket
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Weather-proof your pocket

Bira members can avoid costly repairs and reduce the risk of winter weather damage with these quick tips from Towergate, the provider of Bira Insurance.

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The winning formula for Mica member Walkers of Dunoon
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The winning formula for Mica member Walkers of Dunoon

For almost 30 years the Walker family has been running a destination DIY and garden store in Dunoon on Scotland’s picturesque Firth of Clyde. Staying relevant – and having an excellent coffee shop – are essential parts of the successful formula.

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Overcoming the competition at White Rose Books Café
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Overcoming the competition at White Rose Books Café

Competition from Amazon, electronic books, financial crises, rising overheads – Sue Lake has overcome all these challenges and more in building up White Rose Books Café in Thirsk to be the epitome of a thriving independent bookshop.

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