Category: Business

May 26
What You Can Do To Support Other Local Essex Small Businesses

Here in Essex, we have a fabulous array of small businesses. With everything from gift shops to those offering health and wellbeing services, we are truly spoilt. If we make shopping local and shopping small a personal or household goal, we will be able to help keep these fabulous businesses going. We’d miss them if […]

May 20
The Face Behind The Business

Food, Glorious Food Introducing Lee Newton, the owner of Tom, Dick & Harry’s fine dining restaurant, located in Loughton Essex In the heart of Loughton, you can experience the best of everything at Tom, Dick & Harry’s. It is divine, intimate and stunning. Offering Fine Dining, Al Fresco and counter top options alongside their vast […]

May 14
Stand 2 meters apart, but we need you all closer then ever to support your local businesses

So, what a crazy long few weeks this has been. Do we know what day it is? Has anyone actually truly home-schooled the kids whilst trying to bribe them while you’re on a zoom call? Do we know our furlough from our footlong? Is it too early for Gin? Do we know how long this […]

May 07
The Face Behind The Business

Your Hair Is My Canvas Introducing David Lloyd, the owner of David’s Hair Design, located in Basildon Essex. With over 30 years experience, David’s speciality is colouring ; he is, after all, a Master Colour Expert, so your hair truly is in capable hands. Working with the best in the business in South Africa, and […]

Apr 20
Working from home with the kids

Who has spent time they don’t have looking on Pinterest for new and inventive ways to keep the children occupied or at least quiet when working from home? Have any of you abandoned all hope of getting anything done by the set deadline? Who is watching the Government’s daily briefing in the hope that they […]

Mar 26
Using these tools and apps, we are socially distant but closer than ever #inittogether

We are a nation that has now had to switch to the virtual world to stay connected. For our safety and the safety of others, home is the best place to be right now. However, it can now feel quite isolated and cut off. So it’s time to switch things up a bit so that […]

Mar 25
Covid-19 / Coronavirus Business support details all in one place #INITTOGETHER

There is a lot of information in different forums and groups and everyone has their take on it. There is also a lot of confusion about what is best for your business and how you go about applying for certain help and relief. We all feel like a rabbit caught in headlights and this is […]

Mar 19
Tech tips for working from home

There are more and more people working from home given the current situation we are facing. This might be part-time or short term to cover school holidays or sickness, or it could be that their work is entirely home-based. Here in Essex, we have a fabulous number of freelancers, self-employed creatives and small business owners, […]