How 2020 has changed business trends in Exeter

2020 has been a challenging year for businesses up and down the country. However, here in Exeter, we’ve seen a number of local businesses thrive. Here, we’ll discuss how a strengthened sense of community has helped these businesses succeed. We’ll also take a look at how small business owners can improve the likelihood of their businesses succeeding by learning more about market trends.

Exeter’s Business Success Stories

For many small business owners in Exeter, the pandemic has been the springboard to improve and innovate. Lockdown has left us with more time on our hands, and many...

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How Top Translation Companies Can Help Grow Your Business Internationally

Authored by David Humphrey
Posted: Thu, 12/03/2020 - 10:17am

In an age where content is king, global companies know that spending the extra time and money on localizing their content is paramount for their brand's success. Though with the proliferation of the internet and affordable international logistics, a small firm may find that their business has a global reach. For any firm with current business or aspirations to do business in a different country, knowing who the top translation companies are will improve the process of growing a brand in a different language.

We have compiled a brief list of some of the reasons to use a top...

Malaysian SMEs - Time to Utilize the Government-Guaranteed Business Loan Scheme

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Thu, 12/03/2020 - 10:14am

COVID-19 continues to create seismic shifts in economies worldwide. Its unpredictability and waves of infections have left very few businesses and industries feeling any sense of normalcy. For many, adaptation to a new reality is the only way to survive. Where some businesses have completely shut, others have arisen due to necessity. Despite being on the opposite ends of a ‘healthy business’ spectrum, there is one constant that could greatly benefit both: a business loan .

More than ever, business loans are a necessity for survival, yet in a cruel twist of fate, they are even...

5 forex trends

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Thu, 12/03/2020 - 5:06am

With rising globalisation and increasing trends in the share market, more and more people are getting involved in the foreign exchange business. People can earn high profits in such a business without wasting much time. Anyone can trade shares alongside his job or business. The shares will provide him with additional income and that too without much effort.

You just need to keep an owl's eye on the changing prices of shares so that you don't miss any opportunity of missing profits. In case, you invest in my company without checking the price hike or fall, reviews, and much more,...

How to start an online boutique from scratch?

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Wed, 12/02/2020 - 11:48am

Starting their own business has now become a shared dream of almost every other person around. We have many platforms where we can begin to place online. If anyone around us thinks of using their choice of colors and dressing as a service for others by starting a boutique, it no longer surprises anyone.

There are several boutiques online that only provide you with clothing and can customize your choice of designs. One of the online boutiques named Simi Boutique , not only provides you with the clothes but also pashmina scarf and other accessories.

The main question that...

Launch Online

European and UK awards for growing Exeter advertising agency

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 12/01/2020 - 10:54pm

Exeter-based online advertising business, Launch Online, has won two leading awards in as many months thanks to its work through the pandemic to support South West and UK tourism businesses.

Launch Online, which specialises in Google and social media advertising for companies looking to grow their online sales, was recognised for its work in supporting local and national tourism businesses specifically during lockdown to secure vital holiday bookings.

Launch Online won the award for Best Use of Search in the Travel and Leisure category at the UK Search Awards last week (...

Businesses urged to sign up to 'prepare for Brexit' webinar

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 11/30/2020 - 3:36pm

Businesses in Devon, Plymouth, Torbay and Somerset are invited to a FREE webinar to hear from experts about preparing for Brexit in less than five weeks’ time.

Deal or no deal, after December 31, 2020 any business that trades with the EU must follow new rules.

The webinar is being presented by Better Business for All, a partnership of businesses, business support and regulators across Devon and Somerset and is on Friday 11 December, at 10am.

The webinar will offer practical guides on a range of issues including the new UKCA mark, which replaces the existing CE...

Creating a website for your startup? Here's how you can successfully do that

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Sun, 11/29/2020 - 9:10pm

Setting up your online face is now easier than ever for startup businesses. If your startup hasn't joined the massive community of over 200 million active websites yet, this is a perfect time. Now, not only can you build elegantly themed websites with ease, but the cost of setting one up and maintaining it is now more affordable than ever. Additionally, the advancement of technology lets startup businesses build websites with ease- minus any technical skills. The steps you need to follow to make yours is as follows:

Step #1: Pick Your Domain Name

The first thing you need to get...

3 things you need to start a successful business abroad

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Sun, 11/29/2020 - 9:00pm

Many investors have found a great deal of success by taking their business ideas abroad to another country. If you are currently in a position where you are considering making such a move with your business, you should understand that opening a business abroad is different from starting one at home.

When you are in the process of doing your research for your business abroad, you will find that there are a number of things to take into consideration. Here are just three of the things that you are going to need in order to start a successful business abroad.

1. Legal...

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Top Quality Assurance Award for Tamar Security

Authored by Alison Jobson
Posted: Fri, 11/27/2020 - 9:51am

Exeter-based fire and security company, Tamar Security has achieved BAFE accreditation for its fire safety work.

BAFE is an independent organisation which rigorously audits and accredits suppliers in the fire protection industry. Its remit is to ensure quality and provide the vital reassurance to customers that the services being bought or specified are effective, reliable and competently maintained. Accreditation is only awarded to providers who can demonstrate quality and competence to help meet your fire safety obligations.

Tamar Security has been awarded BAFE SP203-1,...

Chance for businesses to join Made in Devon for a year for FREE

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 11/26/2020 - 5:19pm

Fifty Devon businesses have the chance to join trading standard’s Made in Devon scheme with their first year of membership free.

Consumers need to be confident that they are buying genuinely Devon sourced products, which in turn is a selling point and source of pride for businesses.

Scheme membership will enable businesses to demonstrate that any claims made about a product’s Devon origins have been checked, vetted and verified by officers from Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards.

The scheme is an extension to Buy With Confidence, a trading standards...