September 21 ,2016 | by Hari Srinivasan

Small Business Saturday launch date announced

Small Business Saturday launch

The launch date for this year’s Small Business Saturday will be 3rd December.

The event, which was set up to support UK small businesses, is now in its fourth year.


Last year, Small Business Saturday saw £623 million spent on the UK’s small businesses – an increase of 24 per cent from the previous year.

Small Biz 100 will also be revisited, profiling 100 small businesses in the days leading up to the event

There will also be a number of related events, including the Small Business Saturday Bus Tour which will visit 29 locations.


Small Business Saturday UK Director Michelle Ovens MBE said: “Last year, small business owners, local authorities, a wide range of other organisations and members of the public embraced Small Business Saturday more than ever before.”

She added: “This year we aim to reach more people, get more engagement, and encourage more people to support small businesses.”

Hari Srinivasan

Hari is the LSBF Blog's News Editor. He manages the editorial content on the blog and writes about current affairs, SME, entrepreneurship, energy, education and emerging market news.

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