SMEs


How Croydon businesses can get LinkedIn in 2018

Posted on February 12th, by Jonny Rose in Economics & Business. 1 Comment

It’s no longer a ‘nice to have’

The last time I wrote about LinkedIn it centred on the topic of death – today I want to talk about LinkedIn from a less morbid perspective: how Croydon’s professionals, entrepreneurs and freelancers can use it to find leads, nurture prospects and win more deals.

What is LinkedIn?

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional social network – home … Read More »



Do small businesses hurt more than they help?

Posted on August 16th, by Sean Creighton in Economics & Business. No Comments

In his continuing multi part series, Sean Creighton explores the state of SMEs in Croydon and whether they help or hurt the community

This is the third part of a series by Sean Creighton. The first and second parts are available now.

A serious weakness in the Small Business Commission’s interim report is the absence of discussion on the ethics and legality of some SMEs, and whether SMEs … Read More »



Is the council doing enough for small businesses?

Posted on August 9th, by Sean Creighton in Economics & Business. No Comments

In a multi part series, Sean Creighton explores the state of SMEs in Croydon and whether they help or hurt the community

This is the second part of a series by Sean Creighton. The first part is available now.

In 2014, the Croydon TUC Working Party drew the attention of the Local Government Association to the issue of greater role for councils in enhancing the digital infrastructure and capabilities of … Read More »