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What does Brexit mean for wedding businesses?

  Brexit has sparked fear and uncertainty into the minds of many SMEs (micro, small and medium sized enterprises). However, whether you pioneered the remain or leave campaign – Brexit is happening. It may not be easy to accept at first, but SMEs now have some important, imminent decisions […]

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Networking – which group is right for me?

2 years ago I swore I would not go to another networking event, having put aside a morning to attend a business breakfast network only to be trapped for two painful hours between several retirees “I come along for the company” and a spiritual healer “I love the energy […]

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Why does your business need Public Liability Insurance?

  Public liability insurance, also known in abbreviated format as PL, is not a legal requirement; however, it is an essential insurance cover that should form part of your business.  What is Public Liability? Public Liability is a type of insurance cover that provides protection for a business and wedding […]

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Insurance – is your business covered?

No matter what sector of the wedding industry you belong, whether it’s planning, styling, transportation, media, retail or creative – insurance is key to each and every business. With over 25 years of industry experience, the Wedding Insurance Group was created to serve as an expert in wedding business insurance. […]

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Wedding Venue Insurance – Advice for venues

Other than the happy couple, the venue is the centre of any wedding and couples search far and wide to find a perfect venue for their big day. Whether you are a stately home, private residence, barn, castle or hotel – weddings are a great source of income and the […]

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What to do if your wedding business gets boring.

Managing the boring bits of your business. Running your own wedding business – the creativity, the gorgeous designs, the glamour of the big day. It’s what we dreamed about.  But then there are the rather less exciting bits – sorting out contracts, doing the accounts, following up enquiries, updating […]

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Deposits and Cancellation Fees: Playing Fair

  High deposits and cancellation fees could mean serious sanctions for wedding businesses (particularly venues). The Competitions and Marketing Authority were recently in the news for writing to a number of wedding venues, warning them that large deposits and cancellation charges could be a breach of consumer law. The line between what’s fair and […]

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Wedding Fair Testimonials

Susie Grist Couture. “Your wedding fairs are well organised and the staff are very friendly and helpful.  There is always an excellent atmosphere at all the fairs that I have attended and you can genuinely feel the excitement from the Brides & Grooms and their families as they are […]

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2015 budget – How will it affect my wedding business?

The Wedding Industry is traditionally made up of small businesses, so what changes in the budget earlier this month will affect my business?   Employment costs: The National Living Wage was the talking point of the budget, with the Government introducing a new minimum wage of £7.20, which will rise to […]

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Civil Partnership and same-sex marriage statistics

Over 16,000 gay and lesbian couples united in civil partnerships in the first year after new laws were introduced in the UK in 2005, according to the Office for National Statistics. Almost 2,000 partnerships took place in December 2005 when the Civil Partnership Act 2004 first came into force. In 2006 there […]

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Google Analytics

How well is your online advertising working for you? The only way to know for sure is to track who is visiting your website. This doesn’t need to be costly and we would recommend that you use a tracking system such as Google Analytics. This is a great way to […]

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