Trainee ships – Would Your Business Benefit

By Gary Robinson / July 10, 2022

The talent shortage continues to place a burden on the economy. As companies struggle to find the talent they need, now is the time to invest in new and more strategic approaches to developing an early talent pipeline. One way of bringing in new talent is through traineeships. A traineeship is a work-based skills development…

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Business resilience in these tough times

By Gary Robinson / April 16, 2022

Millions of households are facing a rise in energy costs, alongside increases in the cost of council tax, water bills and other utilities and there is a warning of fresh energy bill price rises in October. Energy prices have been affected by the Ukraine war and pressure on suppliers. There are continuing delays and shortages…

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Omicron variant – New safety measures announced

By Gary Robinson / December 5, 2021

It is expected that Parliament will endorse the weekend Government announcements on new safety measures for the Omicron variant and from Tuesday 30 November face masks will be compulsory in shops and on public transport in England, and UK arrivals are expected to have to take PCR tests.The measures will be reviewed in three weeks.…

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UK Inflation Prices Increase

By Gary Robinson / November 28, 2021

BUSINESS NEWS ENGLANDWelcome to our round up of the latest business news for our clients. Please contact us if you want to talk about how these updates affect your business. We are here to support you!Inflation: UK prices increase at fastest rate for almost ten yearsThe cost of living has surged at its fastest pace…

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Latest Business News

By Gary Robinson / November 20, 2021

Inflation, tax rises – and the family budgetApart from the human cost, covid has cost us all a great deal. In the first year of the pandemic, from April 2020 to 2021, the government borrowed £299bn, the highest figure since records began in 1946. Another £200bn will be needed this year, and as taxpayers, we…

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Furlough Update

By Gary Robinson / September 17, 2021

The CJRS is due to end on 30 September 2021. For claims relating to August and September 2021, the government will pay 60% of wages up to a maximum cap of £1,875 for the hours the employee is on furlough.Claims for September must be submitted by 14 October 2021 and any amendments must be made…

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August Update

By Gary Robinson / August 13, 2021

Strategic challenges in the new normal As we move towards a post-pandemic recovery and the economy begins to stabilise in the next few months, businesses face new challenges and will have to adapt to a new normal. Supply chain issues Supply chains were disrupted as producers and manufacturers shut down during the pandemic. Some businesses…

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