Small businesses innovating and prospering during the coronavirus crisis

New business cases point to small businesses prospering during Covid-19

Three business case studies posted through JournoLink are keen to talk to journalists about how they have managed their way through the coronavirus crisis:

Yvette Reinfor from More Curricular

Business growing having switched to online provision

More Curricular runs study skill and writing workshops for children/parents. However, Covid-19 has forced us to accept a new normal and offer all our courses and workshops online.

Unexpectantly. we have experienced an upturn in business. Our research-based workshop/courses have struck a chord with parents and children alike, especially supporting parents with home learning.

Becky Enoch from House of Jack

Dancing on Zoom

We're a street dance studio based in Leith, Edinburgh. As we're closed due to Coronavirus, we now provide free online weekly dance classes for adults & kids, live & interactive via Zoom - something to help keep everyone connected and having fun!

Since so many have been financially affected by the coronavirus, as a non-profit organisation with one of our main goals to make dance - and the creative expression that comes with it - as accessible as possible, we plan to keep online classes free & open to everyone throughout this time.

Claudine Gitton from LIGHT OF NIGHT

Leisure industry business swaps focus to hygienic hooks

We have been working for 20 years with leisure industries and our customers massively close their contracts . To stay alive one of the Directors sourced other products & found a COVID-19 related product. An Hygienic Hook avoiding contact with the virus and helping lower the spread of the virus. It's small, handy, affordable, useful to assist in offices, businesses and member of the public opening doors, cabinets, entering codes at the ATM, vending machines, flushing toilets. Versatile light product made in France,taken & seen on French TVs, National Newspapers. We are the UK distributor.

For full contact details of any of the businesses mentioned above, please send an email to: coronavirus-impact@journolink.com

A full summary of the live directory of businesses can be found at https://journolink.com/coronavirus-impact-journalists

JournoLink, the online PR platform, is providing this service free to business to share their stories about how they are coping with the COVID-19 challenges with journalists and broadcasters.


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