Emma Jones

Smallest Firms Need Help To Improve Post-Brexit Export Record And Capitalise On Fall In Sterling

Emma L. Jones | Posted 05.10.2016 | UK
Emma L. Jones

Small firms that export are confident, introduce new products, are more likely to seek investment and have significantly higher growth expectations than companies that don't.

Steps Small Businesses Can Take to Mitigate the Brexit Effect

Emma L. Jones | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK
Emma L. Jones

It may feel like everything has been thrown up into the air and we're still gazing skywards, eyes wide, watching to see where things will land so we can begin to pick up the pieces - but that feeling won't last forever.

Call for Closed Account Energy Cash to Fund Subsidised Advice for Small Firms

Emma L. Jones | Posted 27.04.2015 | UK
Emma L. Jones

The big six energy firms have £204million held in closed business accounts and so far, no decisions have been made as to what to do with it...

UK Is Gaining Ground in the Global Entrepreneurship Race

Emma L. Jones | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK
Emma L. Jones

A little while ago reports of the UK's entrepreneurial efforts in the face of start-up giants like the US, were, well, a little mediocre. It was rather like reading an end of year report which said 'must try harder'.

Startups Welcome the Small Business Bill

Emma L. Jones | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Politics
Emma L. Jones

Today the Queen announced the long-awaited Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill which offers hope to new brands looking to trade with large ...

The Rise of the Micro Business Is Power to the People

Emma L. Jones | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK
Emma L. Jones

According to the Government's own statistics one in ten domestic properties are now home to a business and these 2.95 million home based firms are contributing £243 billion to the British economy.

Let's Shout About Start-Ups From the Rooftops!

Emma L. Jones | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK Tech
Emma L. Jones

Part of what we do is encourage more people to consider starting a business, but also to encourage more big businesses to help small ones, a welcome contribution to the start-up eco-system.

The Next Big Thing? *Olympic Special* - Cheering on the Champions of British Business

Alex Perry | Posted 06.10.2012 | UK Sport
Alex Perry

So yes, the branding rules are strict. And yes, people's attentions have been more focused on their TVs than shop windows. But small businesses can - and have - used the Games to their advantage. BrandGB is a powerful thing; so let's use it both now and beyond London 2012.

Woman Charged With Murder Of Mother Who Complained About Noisy Party Music

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2011 | UK

A 23-year-old woman has appeared in court charged with the murder of a mother who had apparently complained about loud music from a party. Emma Lo...

Hollywood's Obsession With Remakes

Emma Jones | Posted 25.11.2011 | UK Entertainment
Emma Jones

We all know Hollywood is obsessed with the fresh ( just look at the sell by date of actresses.) But even they get 40 odd years. A film's lucky to have a span of 25 before a baby-faced, baseball-capped, Starbucks-carrying studio executive is screaming "remake!"