Interview with Ealing Business Expo Director Carlene de Bourg-Bender

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We spoke with the fantastic Carlene de Bourge-Bender, talking all about the Ealing Business expo. Finding out about how the Ealing Business Expo all started, the difficulties Covid created and what the future holds for Carlene. How did the Ealing Business Expo start and when? Most of my life I’ve been involved in creating magazines and newspapers, and in 2012 I had begun making a little magazine to show off and promote businesses where I live in Ealing, West London. However, I just couldn’t get […]

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Unlock 2020.2 – Call for Speakers

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Word is out that Scooploop & EEC Collective will be organising a full-day follow-up event to “Unlock 2020” later this year, possibly in the first half of November. 2020 has been a turbulant year for small businesses and start-ups. The way we work and communicate with clients and business partners has changed, networking has become even more important to many businesses.In our next event we will focus on “The Future of Networking” (a follow-up to our event in July) and to discuss the future of […]

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FSB Scotland interview with Gerry Brennan

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We spoke with Gerry Brennan from FSB Scotland about how the challenges throughout Covid, what FSB Scotland has to offer small businesses and what attracted Gerry to become a membership advisor. To find out more about Gerry and his experience working for the Federation of Small Businesses, read our latest article below.

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Interview with Fiona Colbron-Brown, Director of the EEC Collective

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Having co created our recent event, Unlock 2020 with the EEC Collective, founding director, Fiona Colbron-Brown, we have learnt that she has created an impressive network. Since taking charge of the EEC in 2016, Fiona has re-launched the business and is taking it by storm. Fiona is even taking part in a charity fundraiser where she will be shaving her head on Friday 31st July in honour of a close friend and mentor for the Ovarian Cancer Trust. So, if you want to find out […]

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Interview with Ruby Sweeney – The Events Hub

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  Following on from the fantastic Unlock 2020 event last week, which featured the brilliant Ruby Sweeney, founder and Director of The Events Hub, we wanted to find out more about how The Events Hub started and what challenges they have faced during Covid-19. We spoke with Ruby to find out more! How did The Events Hub start and when? The Events Hub started out of frustration in 2011!  I left my current job to work for a larger organisation which I hoped would be […]

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Championing Startup businesses – Startups Magazine

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As we all know all businesses have struggled in one way or another during Covid. We spoke with a magazine that specifically champions startup businesses, something which is incredibly important during these difficult times. We spoke with Startups Magazine, who are a print and online publication dedicated to championing technology-based startups and providing them also with the information, advice, guidance and tips that they need in their entrepreneurial journey. Startups Magazine covers everything that you may need help on or some guidance with on your […]

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Advice to small businesses during Covid-19: An interview with Emma Mattocks – FSB. Part 2

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We come to the second part of our interview with Emma, where she offers her advice to SME’s during this difficult time.  What would be your advice to small businesses who might be struggling during COVID19? Well my advice would always be to join the Federation of Small Businesses if you are not already a member. I joined the FSB as a Membership Advisor (MA) in August 2019, which means it is my job to advise non-members on the help and support we offer, as […]

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Covid-19’s effect on small businesses: An interview with Emma Mattocks from FSB

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We spoke with Emma Mattocks from the FSB organisation, to find out all about how FSB help support small businesses and how FSB have been coping during Covid-19. It was fantastic to speak with Emma about this, as we all know, businesses have taken a huge knock since the the virus hit the UK and small businesses in particular have been affected deeply. So we wanted to find out how FSB might be able to help and what they have to offer anyone looking for […]

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