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Our membership magazine demonstrates real membership value and is a means for sourcing advice, support, savings and services. It signposts members towards exciting events and exhibitions, and new products and suppliers. And it ensures our members are well-informed on the latest matters of legislation and compliance affecting their business.
Keeping half a step ahead of customers
A huge opportunity in the vintage and classic car community
The vintage, veteran and classic car community is a huge market opportunity for Guy Lachlan’s products.
Getting smart about security: prevention is better than cure
We’ve asked experts on security products to tell us what they think about new smart technology and what are the best methods for protecting your business and homes.
Keeping your business safe the smart way
It’s well known that burglary rates rise at this time of year. Burg-Wächter explains how to keep your business premises safe.
Parting is such sweet sorrow
Last September, after 40 years in the business, Hilary Cookson closed Maureen Cookson, the award-winning womenswear shop her mother had established in 1956. Here she reflects on that momentous decision.
Increase your profit margins
Profit margins in the retail sector are often tight. Here London-based Cottons Chartered Accountants suggest eight ways to increase your bottom line.
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CEO Alan Hawkins wants you to calculate the real cost of discounting
As we approach Black Friday, CEO Alan Hawkins wants you to keep hold.
Discounts cost you more than you think – and won’t win you loyal customers
As tough trading and the imminent festival of price-cutting that is Black Friday approaches, bira members are being urged to think carefully about the real consequences of embarking on the discounting route.
“Turnover is vanity. Profit is sanity”