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Business West responds to expanded Job Support Scheme

Responding to the Chancellor’s announcement that the Job Support Scheme will be enhanced to help UK firms that will have to close due to tighter restrictions expected next week, and cash grants will...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 09.10.20
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Helping employees understand their payslips

Over the past year, 2.8 million people in the UK claim to be impacted by an incorrect payslip. Due to COVID-19, you may have had to furlough some of your staff or implement pay cuts. These...
Stacey McIntosh
Stacey McIntosh
Sage Advice UK
Posted on: 25.09.20
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Rishi Sunak's Winter Economy Plan - an overview

The Government’s latest intervention to help businesses and the economy endure the next six months’ of COVID-19 restrictions is likely to be inadequate to stave off widespread unemployment within the...
Claire Ralph
Claire Ralph
Business West
Posted on: 25.09.20
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Business West responds to the Chancellor’s Winter Economic Plan

Responding to The Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak MP’s announcement of a Winter Economic Plan, including a new raft of measures to support businesses and the economy as the pandemic continues...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 24.09.20
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Putting IP to work: attracting investors and generating fresh revenue streams

As the global pandemic restricts cashflows, we examine how IP assets can help raise capital through funding and licensing
James Cortis
James Cortis
Business West
Posted on: 11.09.20
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VAT arrangements after the end of the Brexit transition period

VAT arrangements are due to change significantly after the end of the transition period. This blog examines these changes, explains what you need to consider and suggests actions to take. UK goods...
Rohan Roy
Rohan Roy
Business West
Posted on: 09.09.20
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Only 1 in 10 businesses see positive side to COVID-19 pandemic

Between 21 July-4 August, Business West conducted its second major survey measuring the impact of COVID-19 on businesses in South West England. The largest recent survey of its kind, 519 businesses...
Claire Ralph
Claire Ralph
Business West
Posted on: 13.08.20
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8 key announcements from the Summer Economic Statement 2020

Last week Rishi Sunak announced a number of new measures to help kickstart the economy as the UK gradually eases lockdown. Here’s an overview of 8 key announcements, which were part of the Chancellor...
Claire Ralph
Claire Ralph
Business West
Posted on: 14.07.20
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Sunak's summer statement must prioritise jobs

Last week we had Boris Johnson shouting “build, build, build” to get our beleaguered coronavirus hit economy going again. I was underwhelmed, I don’t know about you? High on rhetoric but low on...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 07.07.20
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