Small business news - January 2019

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The top workplace challenges in 2019

New research by Acas has revealed that sourcing staff with the right skills will be the biggest issue faced by businesses in the year ahead...

Date: 8 January 2019

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New government start-up service takes off

More than 200,000 business owners have already used a new one-stop government service allowing start-ups to register their company and register for tax at the same time...

Date: 8 January 2019

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Small firms not ready for new VAT rules in 2019

Making Tax Digital will affect millions of small businesses from April this year but the latest data suggests more than half of all UK SMEs still don't understand what's in...

Date: 7 January 2019

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Fat Cat Friday highlights pay disparity

In just three working days, the UK's top bosses make more than a typical full-time worker will earn in the entire year, according to new figures...

Date: 4 January 2019

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Stark warnings from business groups for 2019

With business confidence at an 18-month low, the Institute of Directors and the Federation of Small Businesses are calling on politicians to do more to support UK SMEs...

Date: 2 January 2019

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Business groups say no to no-deal Brexit

In a strongly-worded statement, the UK's leading business groups are calling on politicians to prevent a disorderly no-deal Brexit on 29th March 2019...

Date: 19 December 2018

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