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World Domination via Amazon? What marketplace sellers need to know about VAT

Those in the know are making a great living by selling online through marketplaces. But selling online does not excuse you from the societal rules of taxation and the tax man is still entitled to a...
Claire Taylor
Claire Taylor
Posted on: 14.09.15
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South West Exports Buck the National Trend

Figures released today by HM Revenue and Customs revealed that total UK exports decreased but the South West region has bucked the trend...
Mary Martin
Mary Martin
Posted on: 03.09.15
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Mental health problems - supporting employees through 'reasonable' adjustments

Employees are protected from discrimination in the workplace due to mental (or physical) illness. As part of this protection, employers are obliged to make adjustments to employees' jobs or working...
Phil Kirk
Phil Kirk
Posted on: 13.08.15
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Pole Position - Doing Business in Poland

Director of the British Polish Chamber of Commerce Trade Team, Patrick Ney, presents five compelling reasons why British exporters should consider exporting to Poland.
Patrick Ney
Patrick Ney
Posted on: 11.08.15
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What a joke! - Start up lessons from stand up comedians

Starting a business is a funny old game. Just like stand up comedians, entrepreneurs need confidence and drive to take a wacky concept to market. With that in mind, could Richard Branson and Peter...
Andy Grey
Andy Grey
Posted on: 06.08.15
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Keeping the lights on - UK energy in a nutshell

In a world where digital technology reigns supreme, the security and cost of the energy supply has never been important to business. Worldwide, we send over 182 billion emails a day ...and you can't...
Andy Grey
Andy Grey
Posted on: 04.08.15
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PPC management tactics and techniques for beginners

Advertising with pay per click services like Google AdWords is alluring in its simplicity. If the consumer doesn't click on your advertisement, then you don't pay for it. Yet businesses often fail to...
Thomas Coppen
Thomas Coppen
Posted on: 31.07.15
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Export Success Story - Green Gourmet

Find out about a brilliant success story; Gloucester-based company Green Gourmet, and how they overcame the pitfalls to export successfully.
Charlie Bradley
Charlie Bradley
Posted on: 28.07.15
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What differentiates good content from average content?

As content marketers we have all had it drummed into us by now just how much content is being created online every minute of every day. But what are the consequences of all this content? It may be a...
Jon Mowat
Jon Mowat
Posted on: 28.07.15
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