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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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South West TUC and Business West joint statement on the coronavirus pandemic

The South West TUC and Business West welcomed the latest announcement from the government to help tackle the current economic and jobs crisis in the West of England. The TUC and British Chambers of...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 20.03.20
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Coronavirus Job Retention scheme provides reassurance for employers and employees

Chancellor Rishi Sunak came to the rescue of worried business this evening as he announced his Coronavirus Job Retention scheme. The scheme will pay 80% of the wages of retained workers up to £2,500...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 20.03.20
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Coronavirus: How to take your event online...and make it successful

The events industry has been hit hard by the Coronavirus pandemic which is spreading worldwide. With government advice stating to limit social contact and stay away from large gatherings of people, a...
Fay Daniels
Fay Daniels
Business West
Posted on: 20.03.20
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Coronavirus: PM urges companies to stand by their employees

It now looks as if the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, will tomorrow (Friday 20 March) announce a major scheme to compensate workers unable to work because of the coronavirus. Prime minister Boris Johnson...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 19.03.20
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