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Making Tax Digital for VAT
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Making Tax Digital (MTD) is HM Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC’s) strategy to modernise the tax system and will bring about mandatory digital record keeping and reporting by taxpayers.
Helen Bassett
Posted on: 13.12.18
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Meet the adviser: Q&A with Andrew Mercer

We caught up with Enterprise Business Adviser Andrew Mercer to find out more about his role and how we can help businesses to start and grow.
Jennifer Rollason
Jennifer Rollason
Business West
Posted on: 10.12.18
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Meet the Scale up Adviser: Q&A with Victoria Matthews

We caught up with Scale up Adviser Victoria Matthews to find out more about her role and how she supports local businesses.
Jennifer Rollason
Jennifer Rollason
Business West
Posted on: 16.11.18
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Selling your business: get the exit you deserve
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Shaw & Co are an advisory team established to help owner-managers maximise and realise the value within their business. They've worked with Pukka Herbs, Voucher Cloud, Gradwell, and Trunki among...
Jim Shaw
Jim Shaw
Posted on: 16.11.18
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Business West reaction to Budget 2018

Following the Chancellor’s Budget yesterday, Ian Larrard, Ian Mean and Matt Griffith reflect on the key points and what they mean for businesses in the region. Speaking about how Budget 2018 will...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 30.10.18
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How can your business benefit from grants & support for embracing electric vehicles?

If your business is in the West of England, now is the time to benefit from funding, grants & discounts available to revolutionise your business transport needs by embracing Electric Vehicles (...
Laura Ross
Laura Ross
Posted on: 22.10.18
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Podcast: What happens to VAT after Brexit?

VAT is a huge issue that has gone under the radar, but it is set to change dramatically post-Brexit. Firms potentially face a serious cashflow issue under a new system that is yet to be clarified. To...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 15.08.18
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The Entrepreneurial South West

New data shows that 48.9% of people in the South West would consider starting their own business, making it one of the most entrepreneurial regions in the UK.
Jennifer Rollason
Jennifer Rollason
Business West
Posted on: 08.06.18
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South West business - an update from the Bank of England

As the Bank of England’s Agent for the South West I spend a lot of time speaking to the businesses that are based here to try to understand what is really happening in the economy. What have my...
Donna Kehoe
Donna Kehoe
Bank of England
Posted on: 04.04.18
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