Top 7 Reasons to Wear a Mask and Keep Skipton Smiling

Following months of uncertainty, the government has nudged the public in England towards wearing face coverings. From July 24, everyone will be required to wear face coverings in shops or face a £100 fine. By Liz Smailes, Marketing & Communications Officer, Skipton BID Germany has done it since April 22,…
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Lockdown Entrepreneurism

Despite lockdown conditions, some of Skipton’s businesses were able to thrive through the pandemic. Others had to completely change their business model to survive. by Liz Smailes, Marketing & Communications Officer, Skipton BID When we face a crisis we don’t have time to explore all options in-depth. We also don’t…
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10 Reasons to Shop Local and Enjoy the Benefits

By Liz Smailes, Marketing & Communications Officer at Skipton BID. Since the lockdown started in March, 2 in 5 Brits (41%) say they have been shopping at their local, independent stores more regularly than they did before. This is according to a consumer research paper released in May this year, ‘Shopping…
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Social Media and Selling Online

Hello! The way we promote our businesses, products and services to customers has changed radically with the use of social media and selling online can be extremely profitable. With more and more people now shopping on the internet there has never been a better time to get involved. Whether you…
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Skipton BID renewed for a third term!

Skipton Business Improvement District (BID) has been given a resounding YES in the ballot to decide whether it would be given a third five-year term. Levy-paying businesses in the town overwhelmingly backed the BID, with more than 82 per cent voting in favour of renewal. The news means £800,000 of…
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