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Traineeships: Halfords’ great win/win

To find out more about employing trainees, fill in our enquiry form. Learn about traineeships at greatbusiness.gov.uk/traineeships or call the National Apprenticeship Service on 08000 150 600 Halfords launched its first pilot traineeship programme in 2014 in Oxford, Reading, High Wycombe, Liverpool and Manchester. Eighteen of its first 29 trainees… Read more »

Workplace pensions: finding a simple solution

By 2018, an estimated 1.3m UK firms will have to comply with the new law on workplace pensions. But it need not be a daunting experience. One company that has automatically enrolled its staff is StuffUSell. Founded by David Brackin ten years ago, StuffUSell sells more than £1m worth… Read more »

How to set up a business page – with Facebook

Now you’ve decided to use social media to help promote your business, watch our top tips video. In it, entrepreneur Tim Campbell speaks to Neal Baroni from Facebook about how easy it is to set up a Facebook page for your business. Read more »

How to set up an online shop – with Etsy

You’ve made the decision to set up an online shop. Here, entrepreneur Tim Campbell speaks to Jonathan Zatland from Etsy about how to do it, in our easy to follow steps. If you have been inspired to open an Etsy shop, you can list your first 20… Read more »