One small business, so many lessons

In this film, Tracey Longmuir talks about starting up Isis Pet Care while being a single mum, cash flow and small business rate relief, and getting help from the Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce as well as funding for hiring apprentices – she now employs eight members of staff. Her story is also told in Small Business: GREAT Ambition.

You can find out much more about finding and hiring apprentices, as well as the employment grants that are available at

You can learn more about finding the appropriate finance for your business. The business support helpline is open 0845 600 9006 Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm.