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Gender Pay Gap Reporting - where we are now
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Cast your mind back two years and on 6th April 2017, employers with more than 250 employees were obliged to produce gender pay gap reports. Two years on, how has this new obligation impacted the...
Kirsty Swan
Kirsty Swan
Posted on: 11.04.19
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Business West reaction to spring statement 2019

Commenting on the Chancellor’s spring statement Phil Smith, Managing Director at Business West said: phil-smith.jpg “Like nearly all current government business, the Chancellor’s focus and forecasts...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 13.03.19
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BCC research highlights need to delay Making Tax Digital

With just weeks to go before its planned introduction, new research suggests nearly one in five businesses above the VAT threshold still know little or nothing about Making Tax Digital, according to...
Susie Parker
Susie Parker
Business West
Posted on: 07.03.19
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Making Tax Digital – is your business ready?

In an effort to make the UK’s tax system one of the most technologically advanced administrations in the world, the government is introducing its Making Tax Digital ( MTD ) initiative to bring tax...
Dakota Murphey
Dakota Murphey
Posted on: 01.03.19
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12 Biggest Profit Mistakes Every Entrepreneur Makes

Far too many entrepreneurs don’t really understand profit – what it is or how to ensure they make it. Here are the 12 biggest, and most common, profit mistakes that entrepreneurs make.
Jonathan Amponsah CTA FCCA
Jonathan Amponsah CTA FCCA
The Tax Guys
Posted on: 27.02.19
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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.
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.
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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