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51% of SMB leaders think their business isn’t a target for cybercriminals

Small businesses are often thought to be a forgotten entity when it comes to cybercrime. On the surface, it seems like a fair assumption that hackers wouldn’t target small businesses when there are...
Simone Webber
Simone Webber
Posted on: 10.11.20
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Do you want to maximise the valuation of your SME?

Private Equity Marketplace Despite the coronavirus epidemic that has swept the globe, causing widespread disruption across markets worldwide, there is still the potential for continued growth and...
Tahsin Yasin
Tahsin Yasin
Northfields Kelvinside
Posted on: 09.11.20
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The Impact the Pandemic has had on HR and the Future of Work
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The HRIS market has been growing strongly in recent years, this trend is unlikely to stop any time soon. The pandemic has not only impacted our daily lives but also the way companies operate. Many...
Natasha Waldron
Natasha Waldron
Posted on: 09.11.20
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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Extension - What This Means for Employers
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Following news that a second national lockdown is to be imposed in England from 5 November until 2 December 2020 the Government has announced an extension to the furlough scheme. Who Does the...
Gareth Edwards
Gareth Edwards
VWV
Posted on: 06.11.20
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Business West response to furlough extension

ps.jpg Commenting on the Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s economy update, announced today, Business West Managing Director Phil Smith said: “A further extension of the furlough scheme and more generous...
Posted on: 05.11.20
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Business West calls for a more detailed COVID recovery plan for businesses

As the second national lockdown is due to start on Thursday 5th November, Phil Smith and Ian Mean discuss the implications for businesses.
Posted on: 03.11.20
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What a second national lockdown means for businesses and jobs

Much more clarity is needed from the government to ensure businesses can plan and are not left to guess from one week to the next. Communication, especially about when and how the economy can safely...
Claire Ralph
Claire Ralph
Business West
Posted on: 02.11.20
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Fresh 4-week lockdown period for England - business reaction

Business in the South West will be left reeling by Boris Johnson’s announcement that England will go into a national lockdown for a month from Thursday. Here in the South West, the virus figures have...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 31.10.20
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End of furlough - what does the future hold for Gloucestershire?

This weekend the government’s much praised furlough scheme to help retain jobs and keep businesses alive comes to an end. It means that for the first time we will start to get a clear picture just...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 28.10.20
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