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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.
The first poll of business leaders since the publication of the draft Brexit withdrawal agreement has found that most UK directors want to see the deal approved.
The prime minister may be having a hard time convincing MPs to back her Brexit deal but business groups have broadly welcomed Theresa May's draft withdrawal agreement.
An improved government export service now provides online details of thousands of current exporting opportunities that are open to UK businesses.
Six months after the introduction of EU data protection legislation, a new report has found that only one third of SMEs believe they are compliant.
Getting to and from work now takes five minutes longer than a decade ago, according to new analysis by the TUC.
Women entrepreneurs and business leaders are increasingly delivering growth and creating jobs in the UK, according to a new report.
Mettle is described as an "end-to-end platform for businesses", combining a current account with invoicing and bookkeeping capabilities.
More people are choosing to work for themselves than ever despite the long hours, a new survey has found.
It's International Stress Awareness Week and a new report has found that stress in the workplace is damaging the wellbeing of employees and reducing productivity.
The first government letters about Making Tax Digital for VAT are being sent to sole traders and small business owners in the coming days.
A new poll of office workers has found that 75% would like the chance to work from home or change their hours in the run-up to Christmas.
Employees admit that they spend time on their own money-making projects while they're supposed to be doing their day job.
Over 180,000 UK workers are to get a 2.8% pay rise today as the Living Wage Foundation increases the real Living Wage hourly rate.
A growing number of small business owners and self-employed people are facing high levels of debt as they struggle to keep their businesses afloat, according to a new report.
Retail sales growth has slowed in the year to October, after four consecutive months of growth during the summer.
The latest government data reveals that company insolvencies have increased in the third quarter of 2018.
New research has found that many UK small businesses have already moved to a new auto-enrolment pension provider in a search for better value for money.
Business groups have welcomed many of the measures in the Autumn Budget, applauding what the chancellor didn't do as well as what he did.
The Autumn Budget has brought some good news for small businesses and freelancers, as well as relief that new off payroll tax rules won't come in until 2020.
The latest Government figures show that the number of apprenticeship starts have continued to fall since the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy.
A new study of freelancers has found that self-employed workers are mostly financially secure and happy in the present but are concerned about the future.
HMRC is urging UK taxpayers to avoid a last minute rush and complete their 2017-2018 self-assessment tax return early.
Small business owners have a crucial role to play in talking about mental health and helping to destigmatise it in the workplace, according to the Federation of Small Businesses.
Now in its sixth year, Small Business Saturday UK will take place on Saturday 1 December this year.
The number of young UK business directors has increased by over a third in the past year, according to the latest data.
A new survey has found that UK shoppers will spend an average of £90 each during this year's Black Friday retail sales event.
A new poll of small business owners has found that female leaders are more resilient than their male counterparts when it comes to handling stress.
The Government has launched a pilot for a new online VAT service and is inviting more than half a million UK businesses and sole traders to try it ahead of the UK-wide launch in 2019.
The burden of paying for business expenses and claiming them back is taking its toll on staff in small businesses, according to a new report.
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