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  • Government announces 'deregulation drive' for small businesses

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    The Government has announced a package of measures aimed at reducing the red tape burden for the UK's small businesses. ...
  • Cap on pension fees delayed

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    The Government has announced that the introduction of a cap on pension charges, which was due to come into effect from April, will be postponed for 'at least a year'. ...
  • Funding for SMEs 'falls by £2.3bn'

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    Small and medium-sized businesses are still experiencing significant problems when trying to access funding, a new report from the Public Accounts Committee has revealed. ...
  • Employers to face tougher minimum wage fines

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    Fines for employers who fail to pay their staff the national minimum wage (NMW) are set to quadruple under new plans announced by the Business Secretary Vince Cable. ...
  • New campaign to protect businesses against cyber crime

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    Small businesses are being encouraged to take steps to protect themselves against cyber criminals, with the launch of the Government's new 'Cyber Streetwise' campaign. ...
  • Tax return deadline approaching for child benefit claimants

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    Parents who are higher earners and whose families claim child benefit are being urged to complete their self assessment tax returns and submit them to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) by the 31 January deadline, or face a series of penalties. ...
  • National insurance cuts 'will save £200 per employee'

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    Forthcoming changes to the national insurance regime will save an average of £200 per employee by the end of this Parliament, the Government has announced. ...
  • Interest-free loans offered to businesses affected by UK flooding

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    A fund worth £250 million is to be made available to UK businesses after strong winds and heavy rainfall led to severe flooding in many parts of Britain. ...
  • WGN coffee shop client perks Deputy Prime Minister's Business Visit to West Yorkshire

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    WGN's client Moments Coffee Company Hosts Ministers Visit to Leeds 'Access for All' Business Workshops Moments Coffee, Leeds newest independent coffee shop hosted Access for All, a support programme for small businesses, which was visited by Deputy Prime...
  • Festive filing reaches new high as self assessment deadline looms

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    The number of people who submitted their tax return online over the festive period has reached a new high, latest figures from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) suggest. ...
  • Treasury to lift ban on Child Trust Fund transfers

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    Parents will be able to transfer money held in Child Trust Funds (CTFs) into more favourable Junior Individual Savings Accounts (JISAs), under new plans announced by the Government. ...
  • Businesses 'must support employees' in taking their careers forward

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    Businesses should ensure that they help employees to move up the career ladder as the economic recovery takes hold, according to the Confederation of British Industry (CBI). ...
  • Taxpayers prompted to file their 2013 Self Assessment Tax Return

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    Those filing a Self Assessment Tax Return online for the 2012/13 tax year must send the relevant documents to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) by midnight on 31 January 2014. ...
  • Small firms hold growth potential for 2014

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    Small businesses in the UK are increasingly optimistic about their future prospects going into the New Year, according to the 'Voice of Small Business Index' from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). ...
  • New Year resolutions for healthy finances in 2014

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    As the New Year arrives, why not make a fresh start by reviewing your financial strategies? ...
  • Businesses 'must prepare' for winter weather

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    Business owners are being urged to ensure that they have sufficient contingency plans in place, as recent research suggests that the UK economy could lose up to £900m a day due to adverse weather conditions this winter. ...
  • 71% of employees 'would prefer cash' to Christmas party

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    Over half of UK businesses arranged a Christmas party for their staff this year, but the majority of employees would prefer to be given the money spent per head as a Christmas payment instead. ...
  • City Hub Professional Services Grant for Bradford based business

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    A new grant scheme has been launched for trading businesses based in the Bradford district - the City Hub Professional Services Grant. This grant is specifically targeted at the business services sector. We are delighted to announce that WGN has been gran...
  • Government unveils details of new Business Bank

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    Business Secretary Vince Cable has outlined further details of the Government's plans to introduce a new state bank in order to help small businesses to secure finance. The new Business Bank will bring billions of pounds of aid together in a 'one stop sh...
  • New body aims to boost local High Streets

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    A new body will aim to help town centres to adapt to the modern marketplace, by building on the foundations laid down in the High Street Review conducted by Mary Portas. The Future High Streets Forum brings together civic and business leaders from across...

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