Posted on 1/04/2020 by DHL Express
How to run your business from home
As many SMEs and start-ups are seeing, running a business remotely poses a unique set of challenges – especially for those used to an office setup. Luckily, in today’s connected world, it is completely possible to make remote management a success for you and your company.
From setting yourself up and keeping communication in the foreground to managing insurance and supply chains, our guide can help you ensure everything flows smoothly.Discover more
UK government support for businesses
In light of Covid-19 and the challenges it is posing for UK businesses, the Department for International Trade has compiled a summary of UK government support for British companies.
The summary includes the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme, the Bank of England’s Covid Corporate Financing Facility and the launch of a business information campaign to ensure businesses are made aware of support available.Find out more
6 products seeing an increase in sales
In these uncertain times many retailers are seeing a fall in orders, but others are seeing an increase in demand. While families are at home, their purchasing choices reveal that they are keen to find ways of keeping their minds and bodies active, well-fed and refreshed.
Bicycles and exercise gear, outdoor and indoor games, home and garden items, reading matter, electrical goods and coffee have all seen a lift in sales. London-based department store Liberty says sales of sewing accessories are currently up 380% on last year, while purchases of their craft kits have risen 228%.Read more