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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 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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Government cash offers a lifeline for businesses impacted by COVID-19

Business can breathe something of a sigh of relief tonight as Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a financial package which will undoubtedly help many of them to survive for the time being. At the...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 17.03.20
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Business West reaction to Budget 2020

phil_smith_ttb.png Reacting to the Chancellor’s Budget, Phil Smith, Managing Director at Business West comments: “Given the growing scale of the impact of coronavirus on the global economy – and also...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 11.03.20
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3 questions with Bevis Watts, Chief Executive of Triodos Bank

UWE , in partnership with Business West, runs an annual lecture series that brings top business leaders to Bristol. We caught up with Bevis Watts, Chief Executive of Triodos Bank before he gave his...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 10.02.20
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With stricter IR35 rules coming in what are your options for using consultants or contractors?

From April 2020 new stricter IR35 rules come in. The idea behind the IR35 rules preves consultants, contractors and freelancers being used as “disguised employees” and thus avoiding paying tax and...
Mirel Baila
Mirel Baila
Consulthon
Posted on: 21.01.20
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What does 2020 have in store for UK businesses?

While Brexit may have been the talk of the town over the past few months, nay years, there are several other areas of interest coming up for businesses in 2020. The new year promises to bring with it...
Dakota Murphey
Dakota Murphey
Posted on: 28.11.19
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Small business loans: 4 golden rules to follow

If you own a business and are struggling to fund the buying decisions you want to make, applying for a small business loan could be a good call . These loans help provide businesses with enough money...
Dakota Murphey
Dakota Murphey
Posted on: 28.10.19
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