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Part Time Furlough – Flexible Furlough Started 1st July

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), launched following strict nationwide lockdowns in response to the outbreak of coronavirus, managed to help one million employers protect the jobs and livelihoods of more than eight million workers. Now, as the Government begins phase three of its plan to reopen the UK and get the economy moving again, […]

How To Make Your Workplace Covid-Secure

Following a nationwide lockdown designed to curb the spread of coronavirus, the government announced on 10 May 2020 that the country would begin reopening on a phased basis. At the time of writing, we are currently in phase three, meaning that the majority of businesses are now looking at how to get their workplaces in […]

What Help As A Small Business Is Available During The Coronavirus?

For small businesses, the coronavirus pandemic has created an environment of severe uncertainty and financial hardship that is constantly changing. The modern world has never faced a crisis like this before, nor one on this scale, making it difficult for businesses to know what to do to stay afloat. Luckily, there are a number of […]

How Does Your Business Survive During The Coronavirus?

By now, businesses are starting to understand the impact that coronavirus is going to have on our economy, and on various sectors. For some that impact is already being keenly felt, such as in the hospitality and leisure industries. For others, it is only a matter of time. However, now is not the time for […]

What Is Wage Push Inflation?

Wage push inflation is an idea that economists and governments often use as a reason that it could be difficult to increase minimum wage in a country. But what does it actually mean? Put simply, the term refers to a situation where a rapid increase in the wages of employees causes the rate of inflation […]

How To Find Investment

For new businesses, finding investment can be the most nerve-wracking part of getting set up. With thousands of start-ups springing up every year, investors receive dozens of pitches every day, and it will take something special to convince them that yours is the right company to choose. It is not uncommon for entrepreneurs to meet […]

Exit Strategy – Why Do You Need One?

An exit strategy is the preparation made by a business owner to leave their company on a permanent or semi-permanent basis. Departure from a business is normally followed by succession (passing the business onto a family member), a disposal (through a sale or a merger), or the permanent closure of the company.   Succession Planning […]