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How to look after your staff’s mental health during coronavirus

Are you feeling anxious? Suffering from mood swings? Angry? Despairing? Paranoid? Well, you’re not alone – levels of employee anxiety is soaring with fears around coronavirus. This is affecting...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 30.03.20
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Business West responds to changes to insolvency laws

phil_smith_-_managing_director_-_business_west_1.jpg Commenting on Business Secretary Alok Sharma’s announcement on the relaxation of the insolvency rules, Business West Managing Director Phil Smith...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 28.03.20
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Further measures to help British businesses through coronavirus announced

Indications of just how serious the coronavirus pandemic is threatening the survival of many British businesses became evident today. As deaths from the virus reached 1,028 in the UK, the government...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 28.03.20
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Can self-employed last until June without coronavirus cash?

Chancellor Rishi Sunak finally came up with his financial rescue package for Britain’s 5 million self-employed hit by the coronavirus. He said that he believed the new package would cover 95% of self...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 26.03.20
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Coronavirus: Business West comments on government support for the self-employed

phil_smith_ttb.png Welcoming measures outlined by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak to support the self-employed and sole traders whose businesses have been affected by coronavirus,...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 26.03.20
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Award-winning Brexit advisors launch Trading Through Coronavirus service

The global coronavirus pandemic is not just public health emergency, but an economic one too, and in response, Business West has established a brand-new service, Trading Through Coronavirus , to help...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 26.03.20
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Coronavirus: PM confirms help for self-employed to be announced tomorrow

Prime Minister Boris Johnson tonight confirmed at his daily press conference that the Chancellor Rishi Sunak would be presenting his coronavirus compensation package for the self-employed tomorrow...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 25.03.20
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Coronavirus compensation scheme for self-employed proving a thorny issue for Chancellor

The thorny issue of trying to develop a salary compensation package for Britain’s five million self-employed to match his much-praised employment salary scheme is still taxing the Chancellor, Rishi...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 24.03.20
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Businesses offer support to homeschooling employees

Like over three quarters of a million other families globally, we started our morning with the Joe Wicks half-hour workout. Before I sat down at my desk, I had done kangaroo jumps, squats and bunny...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 23.03.20
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