Pause and postpone – the new watchwords in the world of weddings

With no marriages taking place as we make out way through lockdown many small business people who depend on the wedding trade to make their living are suffering. For Helen Pomery, Managing Director of St Leonards based Empirical Events, the organiser of wedding shows across the south of England, it’s about more than just the […]

Giving customers what they want – embracing change and searching out new opportunities

Amid the gloom and doom about prospects for business one St Leonards company is busier than ever as it helps others to see the opportunities that exist by ramping up their online presence and coming to terms with ecommerce. Fiona Allman-Treen, Managing Director of FAT Promotions, (https://www.fatpromotions.co.uk/) says her business is probably busier than it […]

Brexit: will the earth move for you?

As the questions, bickering and random referendum recount demands continue, Fiona Allman-Treen asks; is hidden progress being made – and will local businesses even notice? I remember years ago reading something which explained how glaciers are constantly moving – grinding away in secret with no obvious signs of movement on the surface, or none visible […]


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