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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.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has given details of a new scheme to help self-employed people that are losing work due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The government has yet to announce any measures to help the UK's five million self-employed, many of whom have lost work during the coronavirus crisis.
Aimed at small businesses, the scheme will offer interest-free loans of up to £5 million for 12 months.
The government has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus and has said that all "non-essential premises" must now close.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced an unprecedented package of measures to protect millions of jobs and incomes during the coronavirus outbreak.
The chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced an “unprecedented” package of measures to support businesses and workers, including the Coronavirus job retention scheme.
Contractors and business groups have welcomed a delay to the roll-out of the IR35 off-payroll tax changes that were due to be implemented in April.
Chancellor of the exchequer Rishi Sunak has said he will make £330bn available in lending to keep UK firms in business as the coronavirus crisis deepens.
UK economic growth is expected to slow sharply in 2020 amid disruption caused by the impact of coronavirus, according to the latest economic forecast from the British Chambers of Commerce.
Legislation coming into effect from April 2020 will remove the current maternity rights of self-employed female worker, affecting tens of thousands of women in the UK.
Business groups have praised the spring Budget which includes a package worth £30 billion to support businesses during the Coronavirus outbreak.
Research conducted by the Institute of Directors (IoD) has found that the post-election bounce in business leaders' economic confidence has evaporated following the emergence of the Covid-19 coronavirus.
The UK government has unveiled a £1 billion deal with mobile network operators that promises to take 4G coverage to 95% of the UK landmass by end of 2025.
Over nine million UK adults have had an application for credit refused, according to new research.
More women than ever are setting up businesses but a new study of British SMEs has found that the bigger the company, the less likely it is that a woman is running it.
A new study has found that the number of teenagers starting their own businesses has risen 700% in the past decade.
Reports suggest that the chancellor of the exchequer may use the spring Budget to scrap entrepreneurs' relief.
The UK's leading freelancer body IPSE has warned that the new points-based immigration system will not meet the needs of self-employed workers.
The government has launched a new business campaign designed to help businesses in England to find the right support.
The employment organisation Acas has issued new guidance for employers and employees that have been affected by the coronavirus.
Workplace mental health experts have warned that many UK companies are not doing enough to protect employees from work-related stress.
New data shows that many foreign businesses that bought goods and services from UK companies in 2019 paid their invoices late.
The UK government has created several tools to help British nationals and businesses get ready for new rules in 2021 once the transition period is over.
One in five Brits wants to set up their own business in the next five years but worries about everything from age to money are holding them back.
A new survey has found that two-thirds of start-up founders attribute personal health issues to their hectic working lives.
The UK economy saw zero growth in the fourth quarter of 2019; now business groups are calling for a spring Budget that supports the UK's small firms.
As National Apprenticeship Week gets underway, the Federation of Small Businesses is calling on the government to secure the long-term future of apprenticeships.
Countingup, the small business banking and accounting app, has launched a tax estimate tool for calculating income tax, national insurance and corporation tax.
Almost three-quarters of UK firms looking to recruit have struggled to find the right talent, a new survey of employers has found.
A new survey by the CBI has found that manufacturing business owners are more optimistic about their prospects for the first time in years.
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