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Hull Business Support Handbook
Welcome to the latest edition of Hull City Council’s Business Support Handbook.
The Hull and Humber area is on the brink of an exciting and transformational period of economic activity and growth.
Following the Siemens announcement, over the next several years our area aims to become...
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With an engaging mix of how-to guides, feature articles, checklists, expert Q&As, FAQs, case studies, video content and blogs, each site provides new and established businesses with free advice about how to manage a range of key tasks and issues. The sites also contain a weekly round-up of small business news.
Donut information is updated regularly and checked by a network of leading business support professionals and independent experts.
Research into the effectiveness of the controversial IR35 employment status tool CEST has found that that half of users polled described it as "bad" or "very bad".
UK employment has reached an all-time high, wages are up and unemployment is at its lowest level since the 1970s.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has said that businesses that are "doing their best to comply" with Making Tax Digital will not be penalised if they inadvertently breach VAT filing or record-keeping rules in the first year.
The latest economic forecast by the British Chambers of Commerce predicts a weaker outlook for business investment and trade due to continued Brexit uncertainty and slower expected global economic growth.
Chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond has used the Spring Statement to warn of the economic consequences of leaving the EU without a deal.
A new SME Action Plan has been launched to unlock opportunities for smaller businesses to access government contracts.
Women are increasingly choosing to work for themselves in order to improve their pay and working conditions, according to new research.
The latest SME Health Check Index has found that evaporating confidence and restricted GDP growth are hitting Britain's SMEs.
A new study by the Federation of Small Businesses has found that small firms will have to spend an average of £564 on Making Tax Digital software in the first year.
The Small Business Big Heart Awards recognise the many ways that the UK's small business community helps individuals and charitable causes.
For the first time ever, the smartphone has overtaken desktop's share of online sales in the UK, making it the dominant device for shoppers buying online.
Taxpayers with a landline number should be vigilant of phone calls from fraudsters pretending to be the tax authority.
The government is pushing ahead with the extension of IR35 into the private sector despite widespread concerns about its effect on business.
A new study has forecast that Making Tax Digital will deliver an increase in revenues for UK small firms and net gains in turnover and growth for the economy.
A new poll has found that one in five British adults has at least one extra source of income outside of their main employment.
The TUC and the GMB have introduced a "model passport" to make sure disabled people have the support they need to flourish at work.
In 2017, the Conservative party made a manifesto promise to give firms that employ those from disadvantaged groups a one-year national insurance holiday.
UK small businesses say Facebook is the social media site they use the most, according to new research.
Regulation, heavy workloads and economic uncertainty are taking their toll on the UK's small business owners, according to a new study.
New research has found that almost two-thirds of senior decision-makers in UK businesses are in favour of all tax accounts being digitalised.
New employment data shows that the UK's strong labour market is being driven in part by the rise in the self-employed.
A new survey has found that more than one in two UK office workers believe their health is being impaired by their workplace.
The UK small business organisation wants to end late payments and stop supply chain bullying.
The number of UK exporters that expect to have to increase their prices because of rising costs has gone up, according to a new report.
Inflation and a continuing skills shortage are pushing up salaries in the private sector, according to a new report.
A new report has warned that self-employed workers in the UK may need to keep working until they are almost 80 to build up a big enough pension pot.
One in three smaller businesses expects access to finance to become more difficult after Brexit, according to a new report.
Big name store and café closures are causing anxiety among consumers as empty shop fronts continue to dominate some UK high streets.
The UK's cyber threat environment is intensifying according to the findings of a new survey.
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