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Towergate teams up with Entrepreneur Ruth Badger to provide advice for small businesses

29th February 2012

Towergate Insurance today announces that it has teamed up with entrepreneur Ruth Badger to provide a series of articles aimed to help SME’s in these tough economic times.

Ruth will be writing a range of useful articles to help small businesses with sales and marketing which will be hosted on a dedicated website These will compliment other useful information on the site which includes advice and guides for businesses plus specialist sectors for caravan, boat and property.

Ruth rose to fame as a contestant on the BBC hit series “The Apprentice” back in 2006 where she finished runner up. Since then she has gone from strength to strength by setting up her own business Ruth Badger Consultancy which specialises in sales training, start up planning and Company MOT's. She also writes various business columns and was featured on Sky's “The Big Idea” program where budding entrepreneurs pitched their inventions to win £100,000. Ruth mentored the final winner to not only win the show but launch the product.

Michael Rea, CEO of Towergate Insurance’s Retail Division said, “It’s hard winning new business even more so in these tough economic times. So we’re delighted that Ruth can share some of her own ideas and personal insight which I’m sure will be of value to many firms looking to grow.”

Ruth Badger said, “I am looking forward to working with Towergate in delivering useful advice which is priceless for all SME’s during these trying times. I believe this will definitely enhance the business support which is already provided by Towergate.”

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