Coronavirus

Advice & support for your business during the coronavirus outbreak

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As the coronavirus crisis deepens, I wanted to take a few moments to give you an update on how Fleximize is working to support you, your business, and the wider SME community, at this most difficult of times.

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Covid-19: Support For Your Business

In uncertain times, businesses need clarity and knowledge. Here's an extensive guide containing expert advice, government support, and access to financial support to help you keep your business trading.

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The outbreak of coronavirus has created a rapidly-changing trading environment, with new announcements and measures being rolled out all the time. We’ll be updating this page with information and resources for supporting your business, but please continue to keep up to date with Gov.UK, the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive.

Covid-19 Business Stories: Ten Green Bottles

Covid-19 Business Stories: Ten Green Bottles

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Covid-19 Business Stories: Ten Green Bottles

We spoke to Simon Broad, Director of Brighton-based Ten Green Bottles, about how he was able to pivot his business offering to serve customers through lockdown

5 Steps to Creating a Long-Term Virtual Office

5 Steps to Creating a Long-Term Virtual Office

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5 Steps to Creating a Long-Term Virtual Office

With many small businesses considering a permanent shift to remote working, Mike Castle of ITRM shares five steps that will help you to create a long-term, highly efficient virtual office

Covid-19: The Future of The Workplace

Covid-19: The Future of The Workplace

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Covid-19: The Future of The Workplace

With most businesses instructing staff to work from home during the pandemic, many are now considering whether a return to the office is necessary. John Flanagan of Cartridge People explores.

Covid-19: How to Support Staff Returning to Work

Covid-19: How to Support Staff Returning to Work

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Covid-19: How to Support Staff Returning to Work

Nuffield Health's Brendan Street shares an extensive guide detailing how to effectively communicate with and support employees returning to work as the UK eases out of lockdown

Covid-19: Customer Engagement Strategies

Covid-19: Customer Engagement Strategies

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Covid-19: Customer Engagement Strategies

Customer engagement is a huge challenge for many businesses recovering from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Here are five key ways to re-engage your customer base

How to Make Your Office Space Covid-Secure

How to Make Your Office Space Covid-Secure

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How to Make Your Office Space Covid-Secure

As SMEs across the UK prepare for staff to return to work, it's crucial for employers to ensure workplaces are Covid-secure. Here are six ways to get started

Covid-19: The Impact on R&D Tax Credits

Covid-19: The Impact on R&D Tax Credits

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Covid-19: The Impact on R&D Tax Credits

Alistair Aird of Easy R&D explores the impact of the UK Government's coronavirus support loans on the SME R&D Tax Credit Scheme

The Impact of Covid-19 on UK Recruitment

The Impact of Covid-19 on UK Recruitment

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The Impact of Covid-19 on UK Recruitment

In this exclusive from the Association of Staffing Professionals, Chief Executive Ann Swain explores the impact of Covid-19 on the UK recruitment sector

Covid-19: Adapting Your Business Offering

Covid-19: Adapting Your Business Offering

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Covid-19: Adapting Your Business Offering

Charlotte Holmes-Darby of Vistaprint explores how small business owners can adapt their offering during the pandemic to engage with customers and the wider community

Covid-19: Tips for Managing Cash Flow

Covid-19: Tips for Managing Cash Flow

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Covid-19: Tips for Managing Cash Flow

Patrick Hogan of Handle.com shares three tips on how small business owners across the UK can manage their cash flow through the coronavirus pandemic

Maintaining Company Culture Through Lockdown

Maintaining Company Culture Through Lockdown

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Maintaining Company Culture Through Lockdown

With many employees working remotely during the pandemic, it can be difficult to maintain a sense of company culture. Dave Wrightson of Engage shares his tips

Covid-19: Financial Support for UK SMEs

Covid-19: Financial Support for UK SMEs

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Covid-19: Financial Support for UK SMEs

Nic Redfern, UK Financial Director of NerdWallet​, explores the financial support available to UK SMEs during the coronavirus pandemic

Covid-19: Showing Appreciation to Employees

Covid-19: Showing Appreciation to Employees

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Covid-19: Showing Appreciation to Employees

Making your staff feel valued and appreciated is particularly important in the current climate of remote working. Here's how to recognize employees during the coronavirus pandemic

Covid-19: Changes to VAT Obligations

Covid-19: Changes to VAT Obligations

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Covid-19: Changes to VAT Obligations

Tamara Habberley, Senior Consultant at The VAT People, shares her guide exploring everything UK SMEs need to know about their VAT obligations during the coronavirus pandemic

A Guide to The Bounce Back Loans Scheme (BBLS)

A Guide to The Bounce Back Loans Scheme (BBLS)

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A Guide to The Bounce Back Loans Scheme (BBLS)

Here's a quick look at the UK Government's Bounce Back Loans Scheme, including key features, eligibility criteria and how to apply for a BBLS product

Protecting Remote Workers from Cyber Attacks

Protecting Remote Workers from Cyber Attacks

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Protecting Remote Workers from Cyber Attacks

With record numbers of employees being asked to work remotely, it's vital to ensure your business is protected from cyber attacks. Paul Callaghan of CyberInsurer shares his advice

How to Build Trust in the Remote Workplace

How to Build Trust in the Remote Workplace

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How to Build Trust in the Remote Workplace

With record numbers of UK businesses shifting to remote working over the past couple of months, it's crucial to instil a culture of trust among your employees. Here's how

A Guide to Data Driven Business Development

A Guide to Data Driven Business Development

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A Guide to Data Driven Business Development

A data driven approach to business development can be highly successful for professional services firms that may have previously relied on face-to-face interactions. Here's how

Supporting Local Businesses During the Pandemic

Supporting Local Businesses During the Pandemic

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Supporting Local Businesses During the Pandemic

Supporting local & independent businesses can make a big difference to your local economy. Here's a list of businesses in Suffolk and Norfolk to shop with

Covid-19: Leveraging Social Media Campaigns

Covid-19: Leveraging Social Media Campaigns

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Covid-19: Leveraging Social Media Campaigns

Following the success of their reactive Instagram campaign, we speak to The Sole Supplier's Dan Timcke about how SMEs can leverage the power of social media to build their brands during lockdown