Welcome to the Member’s Club – Inspired By Lisa

Inspired By Lisa

It’s been a while since we added a new story because we have been doing some serious work to our website but here we are! We couldn’t be more excited to welcome Lisa from Inspired By Lisa to our community of stand out small, micro, indie, freelance businesses. Lisa is Read More »...Read more »

Super Success for Energy Ball Recipes

Energy Ball Recipes

We’ve had a little summer break on the blog & I couldn’t be more chuffed to be sharing this story with you today. Earlier,  I chatted to Vic from Energy Ball Recipes.com about how things were going, the challenges faced by a small food company with big ambitions and the Read More &r...Read more »

Welcome to the Member’s Club – HolyCrow Clothing & Gifts

Holly Crow

Welcoming new members to our community is absolutely my favourite job of the week. We know from our member feedback that the membership means a lot. Being part of something that is growing is important. Feeling connected and supported is key to success and adding your voice to our mission Read More ...Read more »

A word from Emily – Our relationship with Small Business.

Emily Whitehead, founder of Simply Great Britain

I am dedicated to/obsessed by the world of small, micro, indie and freelance business owners. I am one of them myself. Here are a few thoughts that have been gathering in my head for a while about our relationship with small business in Britain. Haggling: when talking to members and Read More »...Read more »

Welcome to the Member’s Club – Lori G Bridal Studio

Lori G Bridal Studio Derby

We’re so pleased to be welcoming Lorraine and Sandra from Lori G Bridal Studio to the member’s collective. As you can see from their pic, these two sisters know how to enjoy doing what they love. A truly independent, family business, Lori G provides exceptional love and care for every Re...Read more »

Welcome to the Member’s Club – Urban 8 Create!

Urban 8 Create

We are so pleased to welcome Bernie from Urban 8 Create to the Simply Great Britain Member’s Club. Like many of our members, there is a story behind the business and one that will inspire. Bernie has had a long fascination with old watches and has turned her passion into Read More »...Read more »

Welcome to the Member’s Club! Meanmagenta Photography

MeanMagenta Photography

We are so pleased to welcome the talented Paola from Meanmagenta Photography who combines her beautiful photography of captured moments in nature and her loved of textiles. With a stunning range of prints, canvases and homewares can be bought online and you can fin all the links you need from Read M...Read more »

Simply member wins a juicy National Award!

BOOM Awards 2019 winners

Some of you may remember that we highlighted one of our members, Learn Organic Gardening at Brocton Leys, a few weeks ago after they were finalists at the Soil Association’s BOOM awards for their delicious organic apple juice. Well they WON!! At a glittering event in London last night, Brocton...Read more »

Welcome to the Member’s Club – Sirius Therapies

Sirius Therapies

We love this bit – sharing new members of Simply Great Britain with you. Small business owners join our membership for a range of different reasons but the biggest is often that they get to be part of something that gives them voice, visibility and the kind of small business Read More »...Read more »

A juicy national organic award final for Brocton Leys

Brocton Leys

Simply Great Britain members Brocton Leys (the home of Learn Organic Gardening) have found themselves in the final of this years BOOM awards – the Soil Association’s Best of Organic Market 2019. Run by Soil Association Certification, the UK’s largest organic certification body, the BOO...Read more »

A few thoughts on small business & love from Emily x

Most of our blog posts are stories about our brilliant Simply Great Britain members – stand out business owners who have chosen to join us in our dedication to get Great Britain to bring small business into their everyday lives – know them, use them, learn from them, buy from Read More &...Read more »

From Felt to Batik in Bali with Feltworld

Feltworld Batik Courses

For regulars, you will know that we love nothing better than sharing stories of our simply Great Britain members – their adventures, journeys, news and celebrations. This is a story of Batik courses coming back from Bali to the UK. Today we are following up on a story from earlier Read More &r...Read more »

Our Small Business Retreat is back – My Indie Business Day

My Indie Business Day

One of the things that crops up again and again in our business is the overwhelm that small business owners, sole traders, entrepreneurs, freelancers can feel. We hear again and again that doing it yourself means doing everything or trying to and it’s exhausting. Imagine a day when you took Re...Read more »

Welcome to Simply Great Britain – Tawking Point

Tawking Point

Two welcomes in two days – this is what we love. On our growing journey we are beginning to welcome new small business members from around the UK and Tawking Point is our 1st member in Yorkshire – woohoo! Tawking Point is run by the very talented Rachel who is Read More »...Read more »

Welcome to Simply Great Britain – Littonfields Barn

Littonfields Barn

We love nothing better than sharing new members with you and today we welcome Littonfields Barn in the stunning Peak District. Run by Bridget Weston who has an eye for detail and a passion for the area, Littonfields is a real find. Often when people talk about small business, they Read More »...Read more »

We have a Winner with love from Hestia Home

Hestia Home Pic 1

We love announcing a winner! We have been running a super exciting competition on Simply Great Britain to win a stunning furniture up cycling workshop with Hestia Home in the heart of the beautiful Peak District. Our winner is Sam and we have let them know about their win to Read More »...Read more »

Side hustling Mum preserving work life balance

Pickleberry Preserves

A story about Pickleberry Preserves – Simply member. Much of what we talk about at Simply HQ is how small and micro business owners have chosen this path to create balance, fulfil a dream, bring new meaning to their lives. Rarely do I come across a business that doesn’t have Read More &r...Read more »