Small Business Saturday UK 2015

5 million small businesses, 1 big day

Get Involved

We want all kinds of small businesses to get involved, so know that whether you are a family business, local shop, online business, wholesaler, business service or small manufacturer, Small Business Saturday is supporting you! For all the ways you can get involved, check out the links below:

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My Small Business Finder

New for 2015! Register and advertise your business on our Small Business Finder for free - don't forget to let us know what you have planned for 5th December!

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Info Toolkit & Logos

For general information on the campaign check out our information toolkit and download the logos to use on your website or social media!

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Marketing Pack

Send-off for or download (and print at home) our free marketing pack, including posters and a window sticker. Coming September 2015.

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Social Media

If you’ve got any plans for the day, be sure to tell us about it & we’ll give you a shout out via Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Show your support for Small Business Saturday and encourage others to get involved. For all the ways you can get involved, check out the links below:

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My Small Business Finder

New for 2015! Use our brand new Small Business Finder to find small businesses near you...

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Social Media

Tweet, post and Instagram photos of yourself supporting your local businesses with #SmallBizSatUK

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Pledge

Pledge your support for your local small businesses on Small Business Saturday

Want to support your local small businesses as a local authority? Show your support for Small Business Saturday and encourage others to get involved! For all the ways you can get involved, check out the links below:

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Info Toolkit & Logos

For general information on the campaign check out our information toolkit and download the logos to use on your website or social media!

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Pledge

Pledge your support for SmallBizSatUK and upload a local event onto our Small Business Finder.

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Social Media

There are lots of ways to get involved. For starters follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter – get tweeting and sharing!

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Bus Tour

Find out if the bus tour is coming to a place near you and get in touch to find out more or support us on our journey.

Are you a trade body, membership organisation, BID or local business network? Show your support for Small Business Saturday and encourage others to get involved! For all the ways you can get involved, check out the links below:

1
Info Toolkit & Logos

For general information on the campaign check out our information toolkit and download the logos to use on your website or social media!

2
Pledge

Pledge your support for SmallBizSatUK and upload a local event onto our Small Business Finder.

3
Social Media

There are lots of ways to get involved. For starters follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter – get tweeting and sharing!

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Bus Tour

Find out if the bus tour is coming to a place near you and get in touch to find out more or support us on our journey.

Small Business Saturday UK - 2014 Collage

Small Business Saturday 2014 was a runaway success

  • 16.5 million People shopped in a small independent business on the day, representing a 20% increase in footfall on 2013 or 2.7 million more shoppers
  • 64% of UK consumers were aware of the day, a 33% increase on 2013
  • Over 3.5 million Facebook views and #SmallBizSatUK trending at number one all day on 6th December 2014
  • 55% of Local Authorities and hundreds of MPs supported the campaign

Inspire Series

Our Inspire Series is a programme of free talks and workshops covering a whole range of topics to inspire and support start-ups or existing small businesses.

You can attend a workshop local to you (tickets are all free!) but all workshops will also be live-streamed with Twitter Q&A so that you can take part wherever you are in the UK. All content will also be available post-event on our YouTube Channel.

Next Event

The next Inspire Series workshop is:

Title: High Growth Management Strategy: We've been there and done it!

Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Time: All Day

Host: Luke Hodson from Awesome Merchandise

Venue: Leeds

Connect with us

Videos

Bus Tour

BROUGHT TO YOU BY
SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY

In 2014 we took the Small Business Saturday bus around the UK and this year we are back with a bigger and better tour!

With more locations and a bigger bus we hope to spread the word far and wide, so if you are interested in getting involved and we are coming to a location near you, check out the map and get in touch, or just come along on the day to say hello and show your support.

SMALL BIZ 100
SMALL
BIZ
100

Applications are now closed!

This year we are once again highlighting 100 small businesses, one a day for the 100 days leading up to Small Business Saturday 2015.

For the last two years, the 100 have not only received exposure on our social media channels and in the local press, but also joined the Small Business Saturday team in London at a reception in Downing Street with the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne.

Applications closed on July 17th, 2015. Successful applicants will be notified by email in August.

Small Biz 100 Calendar