Small Business Breakfast – January 2019

January’s Small Business Breakfast welcomed local business owners to the Queenswood B&B in Cradley.


Ellen Scargill – Hillview Soft Furnishings

Curtains, Roman blinds, Cushions, Pelmets. Poles, tracks, roller and venetian blinds available to order.


Louise Cox – Lou’s Dog Support

Behaviour Modification – One to One Training – Understanding Your Dog’s Body Language – Dog & Puppy Socialisation – Calming Signals.



We had a very helpful and timely Q&A on accounting from FCCA Accountant Barbara Palmer covering the following topics:

  • Trading allowances
  • Voluntary Class 2 National Insurance for the self-employed
  • VAT Registration
  • Preparation tips for the accountant
  • Vehicle allowance
  • Contracting casual labour


Meetings are usually held on the first Friday of each month at 8am.