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3 to 4 person office just become available

Suite 15 will be available from 1st December.  244 sq feet:   £717.19 all inclusive monthly licence plus VAT. (includes business rates, gas/water/electricity, buildings maintenance, car parking, refuse collection). More here:  

Common Traits of Successful Business Owners

What does it take to succeed in business? You might think the skills and traits required of the CEO of a multinational company are worlds away from those of a small business owner, but in fact successful business leaders have a lot in common, whatever the size of the company they lead. Essential skillsets that […]

STANTA client awarded £1,000 grant

Keith Boynton, from Trackhunter has had his Herts Start Up Programme £1,000 grant application accepted. Keith said:  “The approval of the start-up grant is going to really help me create a solid foundation in my software code to provide a reliable app service using best practise and engineering standards.   STANTA reviewed my application before submitting […]

Herts Start Up Programme – excellent client testimonial

We received this great testimonial from a STANTA client who has recently completed 12 hours of free advice and training. “The Herts Start up Programme has been invaluable in helping me on my journey to start a new business. The approach is very focused with high quality, real-world experience from some excellent presenters at the Workshops and Business […]

5 Reasons to Enter the Best Business Women Awards

If you’re a talented and dedicated female entrepreneur, it’s time your achievements were celebrated! And there are few better ways to show everyone just what a successful business you have built up than being a finalist or a recipient of an industry award.  Here are 5 reasons to enter the Best Business Women Awards and […]

5 Ways to Create a Strong Brand Identity

Branding that’s instantly understood and immediately recognisable will help your company to succeed.  But what’s the secret of a strong brand identity? Here I’ll reveal five ways in which you can create a brand identity that really stands out in the market.

STANTA helps a record number of clients!

March and April were record months for STANTA, with 35 Herts Start Up Programme business advice sessions (the previous record was 20 in October and November)!  It is great that we are now receiving referrals from so many sources:  banks, St Albans Businesses FB page and website, Herts Growth Hub, accountants, Harpenden Connect and Business […]

Great progress from STANTA client The Hearts Milkbank

Interesting update from Dr Natalile Shenker, who received advice from us in 2016.  “I thought I’d update you on the progress with our milk bank, especially after all the help Mel gave me in the early days. We have changed our name to the Hearts Milk Bank (www.heartsmilkbank.org), and will be moving into premises at […]

YOUR NAME, YOUR BRAND

Naming your business is like laying the foundations of a building, says Katrina Burchell- Burchell Consulting BRANDS, DESIGNS, COPYRIGHT. If the name is strong and aligned with your company’s products or core values your business will grow strong and stand tall. Carelessly naming your company or your product or service can mean lost business or […]

STANTA expands its business advice team

We are pleased that MARK FORDHAM has formally joined the STANTA team as a business advisor. Mark spent his early career in banking with NatWest, looking after small businesses before moving into accountancy and audit.  In 2003 Mark set up his own business, TaxAssist Accountants, providing tax and accountancy services to small businesses.  Mark grew […]

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