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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 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.
The Government is getting ready to introduce new tax rules that will affect many self-employed workers in the private sector, according to media reports.
A new survey of small businesses has found that the majority plan to spend more on marketing next year than they have in 2018.
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is calling on Philip Hammond to make good on his claim that "the Conservative Party is, and always will be, the party of business" in his Autumn Budget.
New research released to mark World Mental Health Day has found that only half of UK employers have a mental health policy in place.
The volume of online cyber attacks on UK businesses has increased by 34% in the three months to the end of September.
Google is pulling the plug on Google+ for consumer users as it emerges that a bug in its software has caused serious data breaches.
Many small and medium-sized firms are failing to realise their potential according to a new report from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
The latest British Chambers of Commerce quarterly economic survey suggests that this year's annual economic growth could be the lowest since the financial crisis.
With cashpoint machines closing at a rate of 250 a month, new research has found that moves towards a cashless society are negatively affecting small businesses and key groups of consumers.
There is a disconnect between the skills that people have and the jobs they are in, according to a new survey by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.
A new angel investment fund has been launched designed to reduce regional imbalances in access to early stage equity finance for UK small firms.
Business secretary Greg Clark has announced a new package of measures to safeguard small firms against late payments.
Restaurants will be barred from keeping tips from staff under new legislation unveiled by prime minister Theresa May.
Two new surveys have found that working parents feel judged by colleagues for trying to balance their work and family commitments.
Professionals in law and accountancy are not doing enough to relieve their own work-related stress, according to new research.
Despite the introduction of the Late Payment Directive, the issue of poor payment practices continues to persist across Europe.
New research has found that 69% of SMEs say they are unable to compete with large employers in recruiting the best candidates.
The value of the social enterprise sector has been "significantly underestimated" according to a new report.
Anyone submitting a self-assessment tax return for the first time will need to register by 5 October and complete their return by 31 January 2019.
An independent contractor has won her case to get holiday pay after IR35 tax rules forced her to work as an employee.
The bank is to lend £12 billion to UK small businesses in the coming year, up by £2 million since 2017.
More needs to be done to make businesses aware of their obligations under Making Tax Digital, according to a leading accountancy body.
Half of UK managers feel their gender or age has diminished colleagues' confidence in them, according to new research.
Two-thirds of UK small businesses that trade with the EU say a no-deal Brexit will have a negative effect on their ability to do business, according to new research.
National Start-up Day takes place at the British Library in London and at 17 city libraries across the UK on Thursday 20 September.
Freelancer body IPSE is urging the Government and the pensions industry to take steps to overcome what it calls "the pensions PR problem" in order to improve the retirement prospects of millions of self-employed people.
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