Small Business Saturday – 3rd December 2022
Small Business Saturday UK is a grassroots, non-commercial campaign, which highlights small business success and encourages consumers to ‘shop local’ and support small businesses in their communities. Launched in 2013, the day itself takes place on the first Saturday in December each year, but with an impact that lasts all year round. The day itself takes place on the first Saturday in December each year, but the campaign aims to have a lasting impact on small businesses.
On Small Business Saturday, customers across the U.K. go out and support all types of small businesses, online, in offices and in stores. Many small businesses take part in the day by hosting events and offering discounts.
How the UK supports Small Business Saturday:
- Over the time the campaign has been running in the UK it has engaged millions and seen billions spent with small businesses on Small Business Saturday.
- Small Business Saturday draws high engagement on social media, with #SmallBizSatUK and #SmallBusinessSaturday trending throughout the day.
- Politicians including the Prime Minister, leader of the opposition and the Mayor of London have all publicly supported Small Business Saturday.
- Small business Saturday sees a massive surge in Facebook, Instagram and Twitter posts with more people sharing their small business stories.
Small businesses across the UK are being offered a big boost of free business support to help them deal with the current economic challenges, as Small Business Saturday unveils a major programme of online mentoring and training during November as part of its ten-year celebrations.
Business owners across the country are being encouraged to sign up for the campaign’s jam-packed programme of virtual workshops and one-to-one mentoring, which forms part of Small Business Saturday’s nationwide roadshow.
Small Business Saturday resources
For more information and to download your social media packs, visit https://smallbusinesssaturdayuk.com
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