Day: July 17, 2020

How to start a glamping business

Glamping is becoming more and more popular as a holiday destination, especially in the UK. It gives people the opportunity to reconnect with nature without having to sacrifice their home comforts.

As a holiday that has a year on year increase of customers, there’s not a better time to set up your own glamping business. To help you with your research, we’ve compiled a quick guide on glamping and everything you need to know before venturing into this exciting area.

Choose a location

One of the most important, and possibly most fun, parts of setting up your glamping business is choosing your location. When looking for a site, you should be thinking about somewhere that’s accessible for tourists; has beautiful views of the countryside; and has a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere.

Many people come for glamping holidays because it gives them a break from their usual, busy lives – it’s

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UK banks will have to flag up plans to shut branches or cash machines

Banks and building societies will have to alert regulators if they plan to close branches or cash machines and must prove they considered the impact on consumer access to cash, according to rules proposed by the City regulator.

Under draft guidelines from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), lenders will also have to show they have explored alternatives to support cash access in areas affected by the closures. Alternatives could include mobile banking hubs, cash delivery, commissioning free-to-use ATMs, and will have to be clearly outlined to customers at least three months in advance.

“This would give customers time to take action in light of that information, such as changing banking provider,” the FCA said.

The guidelines – which are up for consultation but could be in force by December – will ensure people can continue to withdraw and deposit cash, and make cash or cheque payments for mortgages and loans.

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Business North Carolina assistant editor Miller departs

Harrison Miller

Harrison Miller, an assistant editor at Business North Carolina, has left the Charlotte-based magazine.

He had been with Business North Carolina for slightly more than a year. He has also been contributing to Forbes’ website.

Miller said he is looking for financial, business or economic or sports business reporting opportunities. His September 2019 story about the impaired driving charges against the CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina won the silver award in the breaking news category from The Alliance of Area Business Publications.

Miller graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill in business journalism. He has worked for the Triangle Business Journal and American City Business Journals.

While at UNC-CH, he worked for the North Carolina Business News Wire.

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