UK business groups have expressed their concerns about a potential no-deal Brexit after Parliament rejected the government's proposed withdrawal agreement.
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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.
A survey of members of the union Prospect has found that two-thirds of EU citizens working in a range of specialist sectors say they might leave the UK because of Brexit.
A new study has identified the 15 most promising places to start a business in the UK.
The take-up of flexible working has stalled in the past nine years, despite Government initiatives and legislation changes.
The prime minister's Brexit deal is almost as unpopular as the prospect of leaving the EU with no deal, according to a new poll of self-employed workers.
New research shows that employees are more likely to take sick days in January than in any other month of the year.
New research by Acas has revealed that sourcing staff with the right skills will be the biggest issue faced by businesses in the year ahead.
More than 200,000 business owners have already used a new one-stop government service allowing start-ups to register their company and register for tax at the same time.
Phishing, unreliable internet, cyber security and GDPR compliance top the list of the most common technology-related challenges for UK small businesses.
Making Tax Digital will affect millions of small businesses from April this year but the latest data suggests more than half of all UK SMEs still don't understand what's in store.
In just three working days, the UK's top bosses make more than a typical full-time worker will earn in the entire year, according to new figures.
The majority of businesses in both manufacturing and services are reporting difficulties in recruiting staff, according to new data.
With business confidence at an 18-month low, the Institute of Directors and the Federation of Small Businesses are calling on politicians to do more to support UK SMEs.
Today is peak returns day, with thousands of unwanted items being returned to high street stores and online sellers.
More than half of UK taxpayers have already filed their 2017/18 tax returns with less than a month to go before the 31 January 2019 deadline.
In a strongly-worded statement, the UK's leading business groups are calling on politicians to prevent a disorderly no-deal Brexit on 29th March 2019.
The government, in partnership with the pensions industry, is to trial a new initiative designed to help self-employed workers save more for later life.
Despite stable economic conditions, there has been a sharp fall in confidence among small businesses because of concerns about Brexit.
The government has unveiled what it is calling "the biggest package of workplace reforms for over 20 years".
Over half of UK consumers say they will support small firms and independent retailers as Christmas approaches.
The rise in the number of people working for themselves has helped to take employment levels to new heights, says IPSE.
A new report has found that many companies are not compensating their employees for working on bank holidays over Christmas.
A new report on social media trends has found that Instagram is in the ascendancy but it warns that influencer fraud is also on the rise.
Confidence among UK small firms has fallen to its lowest point since 2011, according to new data from the Federation of Small Businesses.
The UK's self-employed workers are being encouraged to enter the IPSE 2019 Freelancer of the year awards.
Late payment practices continue to adversely affect UK small businesses and self-employed contractors, according to a new report.
Proposals to give millions of people online access to their pension information have been unveiled by the government.
Shoppers came out in force for this year's Small Business Saturday event.
New research suggests that 85 MPs could lose their seats over the issue of new off-payroll tax rules as independent contractors say they would vote against their MP if they were to support the changes.
New research has found that employee wellbeing and engagement increases in workplaces with Christmas décor.
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