Category: Advice

Small businesses warned to protect key people

Advice

Small employers must review their protection policies to help their staff deal with stress, the head of RedArc has warned. According to Christine Husbands, managing director of support services provider RedArc, many small business owners and staff feel the pressure more heavily over Christmas and January. As a result,...

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A new guide reveals how you can keep staff happy and healthy

Advice

Business Advice has published its new guide on workplace health and wellbeing for small businesses, in partnership with AXA PPP healthcare. Since staff represent a small business’s most important investment, it’s crucial for owners to take the health and wellbeing of their employees seriously. To read the full guide, click here. Whether...

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Special “Brexit Investment Allowance”

Finance, Advice

Both the British Chambers of Commerce and the British Retail Consortium have urged Philip Hammond to postpone the annual uprating of business rates for the next two years to stimulate investment and raise productivity. Freezing business rates is just one proposal the BCC said could be funded by postponing...

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Poor time management hits growth

Advice

The biggest obstacle to the growth of Britain’s business enterprises is poor time management, research for online printing company instantprint suggests. Of 500 SME business owners polled, one in ten has less than an hour a week earmarked for business growth, while 8% struggle to find any time at...

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FCA demands justice for small firms

Finance, Economy, Advice, Political

The head of the Financial Conduct Authority has said that small firms are unable to obtain justice in their complaints against banks, and the system needs an urgent overhaul. Andrew Bailey wants politicians to set up a new independent process to deal with disputes between firms and lenders. Mr...

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