1st October – International Coffee Day
A day to appreciate the world’s appreciation of coffee, International Coffee Day is a party every coffee shop is invited to, so you can extend an exclusive invite to your customers. Stage a special event, get together with local coffee shops and make sure your passion for your craft is known.
20th October – Breast Cancer Awareness, Wear It Pink
One of the UK’s most iconic charities, think pink and do your bit for this noble cause. Sign upand make your good deed official. Themed goods, donations made from every purchase, fun fundraisers and generally showing your support for this charity will help customers get to know you and your brand better.
31st October – Halloween
A seriously important day of the month, whether it’s serving up spooky cocktails, decorating your shop front or livening up your social media with a few scary pranks, Halloween is a theme customers love to engage with. Brits are up for investing in a bit of scary fun, with £310 million being poured into this holiday last year. For bars or coffee shops, arrange a scary film screening or your own fancy dress party – every sort of business can get in on the spookiest night of the year.
Autumn 2017 – Small Business Commissioner Scheme
Expected to come into effect this Autumn, the Small Business Commissioner Scheme is set to give small businesses like your own a helping hand when it comes to payment disputes with bigger companies. There will also be advice and information available for small businesses on things like contracts and resolving disputes.
See the rest of the year’s key dates here