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View this email in your browser Coronavirus – A New World! – Grants For Sole Traders Please see our latest Blog summarising what we know so far about yesterday’s announcement by the Chancellor: https://www.onthespottax.co.uk/blog/entry/2020/03/26/coronavirus-a-new-world-grants-for-sole-traders The grants are targeted towards established trading sole traders and partnerships who mostly live off their trading profits. This seems to be the last major financial package… The post Coronavirus – A New World! – Grants For Sole Tradersappeared first on Haywards Heath Business Association. Read in browser »   COVID-19 Self-employment Income Support Scheme – Stay safe online The Chancellor, has announced a new Self-employment Income Support Scheme to
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All the latest UK & Global Coronavirus News from the BBC

    By Andrew McFarlane     NHS staff saluted     It was an emotional moment for those who took part – not least the NHS staff and care workers being saluted by the nation. The Royal Family and prime minister joined well-wishers who flocked to front doorsteps, balconies and windows on Thursday evening night to applaud those dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. It came after figures revealed the UK death toll rose from 475 to 578 in one day, with 11,658 confirmed cases. There will be additional support for the NHS from firefighters, who have agreed to drive ambulances and deliver essential
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Virtual Credit Forum with Forums International – Credit Industry News For Credit Professionals…

Calling all Credit Professionals – come along to your first Virtual Forum for FREE and see how Forums International can help & support your career. Credit Professionals Forums – 7th April 2020 SAP Users Group – 8th April 2020 IT Distributers & Resellers Credit Forum – 23rd April 2020 Forums International provide over 10 virtual Forums covering a range of business sectors – They are sure to have a Credit Forum for you – https://lnkd.in/dFVSwR3 For more Credit Industry News please click the link. Business News Coronavirus News and Sports News from Mike Armstrong – See https://mikearmstrong.me/news For Business Advice
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FREE SUPPORT for Business Owners / Entrepreneurs or Home Workers…

Whilst the current climate is happening I am looking to offer FREE SUPPORT for people who are self isolating or struggling in Business! Hi Fellow Business Owner, Entrepreneur, Home Workers or Self Isolator – I offer Business Growth, Business Optimisation and Sales & Marketing Strategy & Services to Business Owners and Entrepreneurs and I also used to be a corporate sales manager/director and am used to motivating and supporting a team. During these tough times I want to support as many of my contacts, LinkedIn connections and wider business community colleagues with any Help, Advice, Ideas, Support, Motivation or Problem
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Morning Motivation – #MikeArmstrongQuotes – Positive Coronavirus News #PositiveCoronavirusNews

What are you going to do today to help you to achieve your short, medium and long term goals. If your stuck at home self isolating then here’s some tips that can always help you to get better and work towards successfully achieving your goals! Upskill – Do Online Courses or watch some YouTube videos and learn some new skills. Educate yourself – Read Some Books or listen to some audio from others who have already achieved the goals that you are trying to achieve and get some advice! Exercise – What ever goals your trying to achieve, being fit
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Social Media Report

What Customers Really Want from Your Social Brand A little trust, a little love, and a lot of convenience… From digital detoxing and data security to the demand for fast and personalized experiences, new forces are changing the rules of customer engagement.  But amid all these changes, there are timeless customer needs that won’t be changing anytime soon.  In this ebook, you’ll discover three keys to customer engagement that you can use to build a lasting marketing strategy. What You’ll Learn What today’s customers expect from your brand on social The 3 C’s of customer engagement How real brands are putting these
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BA staff told they must work after contact with cabin crew member and three pilots who tested positive coronavirus

AIR crew were flying yesterday despite working alongside a colleague who tested positive for coronavirus. British Airways bosses were accused of … BA staff told they must work after contact with cabin crew member and three pilots who tested positive coronavirus
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Coronavirus: Electricians and plumbers said they continue to work in private homes despite the blockade

Electricians, plumbers, decorators and handymen were told to continue working in people’s private homes despite the coronavirus blockade. The … Coronavirus: Electricians and plumbers said they continue to work in private homes despite the blockade
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Managing a new home-based workforce

As the nation’s workforce picks up its laptop and heads home to work for the foreseeable future, are you as an employer prepared for how to manage … Managing a new home-based workforce
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Upcoming Online Business Networking Webinar Events…

paulsmolinski from Introbiz says:🔥Surround yourself with successful people in business. 👊 See some of the #Introbiz upcoming online networking webinar events! Over the next 2 weeks Introbiz have 4 exclusive online business networking events with top business entrepreneurs for you to choose from! 💥TOMORROW💥 Wednesday 25th March, 7pm-8:30pm🔹Introbiz FREE Global Webinar Masterclass with Q&A from co author and founder of ‘Rich Dad Poor Dad’, Sharon Lechter – a 7 times New York Times Best Selling Author. Friday 27th March, from 7:30am-9:30am🔹Introbiz Online Networking Webinar with Q&A Apprentice Star and successful business women, Jessica Cunningham. Wednesday 1st April, 7pm-9pm🔹Introbiz FREE Global
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Contactless card limit to rise to £45 from £30 next week after limits on cash shopping to help stop coronavirus

THE limit for in-store contactless payments is rising to £45, from £30, next week. This is to try and help people to limit physical contact to fight … Contactless card limit to rise to £45 from £30 next week after limits on cash shopping to help stop coronavirus
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More details on the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)…

Further details have emerged for the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) which is designed to assist qualifying businesses during these unprecedented times. The Scheme aims to support long-term viable businesses who may need to respond to cash-flow pressures by seeking additional finance.  The loan will be provided by the British Business Bank through participating providers during the Covid-19 outbreak. Full details of the CBILS scheme can be found here – but the main criteria are: Loan facilities of up to £5m 80% of the lenders risk is covered Repayment terms up to 6 years for term loans and asset finance, but
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Latest BBC News update…

UK cracks down hard     First it was advice, now it’s an order. Boris Johnson has issued a stark message to the country: “At this moment of national emergency… stay at home.” Speaking after the UK death toll reached 335, the prime minister introduced unprecedented restrictions on everyday life, meaning people must only leave their house for one of four reasons – to exercise once a day, to travel to and from work where “absolutely necessary”, to shop for essential items, and to fulfil any medical or care needs.    Shops selling non-essential goods have been told to shut, along with
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Latest update on Coronavirus from The PM as UK goes in to lockdown!

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that the UK is going into lockdown in a televised address to the nation last evening. The PM made the announcement from 10 Downing Street amid widespread calls for tougher measures to slow the spread of Covid-19 / Coronavirus. He ordered the immediate closure of all shops selling non-essentials items on Monday evening. He told people to only leave the house to shop for basic necessities “as infrequently as possible” and to perform one form of exercise a day. “If you don’t follow the rules the police will have the powers to enforce them, including through
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Primark to close all 189 UK Stores including all stores in Wales – WelshBiz

Retail Giant Primark is to close all 189 of their UK stores in response to coronavirus. The major high street retailer will close all its shops due to the Covid-19 outbreak in a move affecting some 37,000 people. The Primark store on Cardiff’s Queens Street, as well as all 189 UK stores will close with immediate effect due to the coronavirus. The announcement by Primark, which has branches across Wales, will affect 37,000 people. A Primark spokesman said; “Our main priority is the health and wellbeing of our employees,” “Primark has committed to supporting all employees who are directly affected
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15 Top Business Optimisation Tips…

Your business culture or philosophy is the ultimate key to your productivity and success. It will either enable or disable everything else that you do. Developing the right business culture is key to your success as everything you do hinges around this fundamental aspect of your business. If a businesses culture or the culture of the leaders or staff is wrong, the impact of even the best business growth and business optimisation techniques would be severely limited. Too many organisations only pay lipservice to these factors and as a result they constantly struggle to make real progress. Please find these
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My First Online Business Networking Event with Introbiz…

Yesterday I took part in my first Online / Virtual Webinar based Networking Event, where Introbiz Business Network, innovated and adapted to switch their cancelled real world business networking event online, after their networking event in Cardiff, was one of the many event victims pulled, due to Coronavirus. 30 members of the Introbiz Business Network attended this first online / virtual networking event and the majority seemed happy and positive with the event and the way it was conducted. The usual power networking format of everyone getting a few minutes to talk about their business was still followed online and
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