Once a small business selling hand brewed and bottled beers out the back of a beaten up van, the popular independent craft beer maker, BrewDog, just announced its first ever overseas brewery in Ohio, USA.
A survey conducted last month by BusinessesForSale.com found that while 50% of US small business owners expected higher revenue during the 2014 holiday season in comparison to 2013's, less reported this to be the case.
The current Brexit chaos seems to have been triggered by Theresa May taking her Summer holiday in Europe. Differences of opinion on Brexit – it’s timing, single market access, migration etc – have become full blown briefing wars between government ministers.
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is urging small business owners and the self-employed to make the most of networking and social events to increase mental wellbeing and mitigate the negative effects of isolation.