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  • 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...
  • 'Stick to Plan A, but deliver on infrastructure', CBI tells Chancellor

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    The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has urged Chancellor George Osborne to 'stick to his guns' on reducing the deficit, in Wednesday's Budget. ...
  • Single-tier pension and social care cap brought forward by a year

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    Plans to overhaul the state pension system will be brought forward by a year, Chancellor George Osborne has announced. ...
  • High earners reminded of child benefit opt-out deadline

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    Individuals who earn more than £60,000 a year are being reminded to opt out of receiving child benefit before 28 March, if they wish to avoid filling in a tax return and repaying the benefit for the 2013/14 tax year. ...
  • BCC cuts growth forecasts but says Britain will avoid 'triple-dip' recession

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    The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has downgraded its growth forecast for this year amid ongoing uncertainty over the UK economy. ...
  • Government Start-Up Loans scheme is extended

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    Start-Up loans of around £2,500 can be offered to people aged between 18 and 30 years of age who are starting a new business.  Proposals are underway to remove the upper age limit means that anyone, regardless of age, will be able to apply for ...
  • Revenue unveils new tests to determine employment status

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    HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has released a series of tests which are designed to help determine the employment status of workers. ...
  • Small employers' could face problems' implementing Real Time Information

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    A number of organisations have warned that small businesses could struggle to implement the new filing requirements under Real Time Information (RTI), due to poor internet access or a lack of technical knowledge. ...
  • Business group calls on banks to 'help drive SME exports'

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    The Forum of Private Business (FPB) is urging banks to help drive the SME export market, by relaxing the lending criteria for small firms considering overseas operations. ...
  • Cash machines set to encourage charitable giving

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    Individuals will soon be able to make charitable donations when using a cash machine, under new plans to encourage philanthropic giving. ...
  • Landmark court ruling 'supports forced retirement'

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    A recent ruling by the UK Supreme Court has suggested that employers can force workers who have reached the statutory retirement age to retire on a number of 'legitimate grounds', such as ensuring the future succession of staff. ...
  • Revenue sends 12,000 penalty notices in error

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    Around 12,000 taxpayers have been sent penalty notice letters by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) in error, warning them of the new £10 daily fines for failing to file their self assessment tax returns. ...
  • Four million taxpayers' set to pay top rates

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    More than four million taxpayers will pay tax at the highest rates this financial year, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has predicted. ...
  • Employers offered flexible timescales for pension auto-enrolment

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    As businesses prepare for the introduction of automatic pension enrolment, the Pensions Regulator has confirmed that employers will be able to bring forward their staging date. ...
  • Businesses urged to avoid 'misleading' trading names

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    The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has issued guidance for businesses regarding their choice of trading name, with the aim of preventing firms from choosing names which could mislead customers about their commercial status. ...
  • Employers offered flexible timescales for pension auto-enrolment

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    As businesses prepare for the introduction of automatic pension enrolment, the Pensions Regulator has confirmed that employers will be able to bring forward their staging date. ...
  • Employers reminded of annual return deadline

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    Employers are being urged to file their annual return (P35 and P14s) by 19 May or risk incurring a penalty. ...
  • Employers begin testing new Real Time Information system

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    The first tranche of employers have begun testing the new PAYE Real Time Information (RTI) system, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has confirmed. ...

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