Wishing everyone a very Happy Christmas!
2014 has been a good year for small businesses. Most recently, the Autumn Statement recognised that Britain is the most entrepreneurial economy in Europe and events like small business Saturday have grown in popularity and success.
It’s not all plain sailing though, and takes such hard work that OnePoll looked into how many business owners would be able to take advantage of the Christmas and New Year break. And it seems that many will be working right through the holidays.
But it’s understandable to consider when expectation is that there will be £636m spent online on Christmas Day (£441,000 per minute), while Boxing Day is set to see £748m (£519,000 per minute).
The winners will be those whose websites are able to capture some of this online interest. It’s not always possible to compete with the big boys but having a true online presence with reserve online or click-to-collect functions, while offering the local, personal touch is a powerful combination.
Like many others, we've had a great year. Thank you to everyone who we've met, had fun building websites with and who have supported our growth. We wish you a very merry Christmas, and a great New Year. See you in 2015!