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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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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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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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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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Staff to go at British Airways due to Coronavirus

British Airways is to ground flights ‘like never before’ and lay off staff in response to the coronavirus. In a memo to staff titled “The Survival of British Airways”, boss Alex Cruz warned that job cuts could be “short term, perhaps long term”. The airline industry was facing a “crisis of global proportions” that was worse than that caused by the SARS virus or 9/11.  Meanwhile, Ryanair told staff they may be forced to take leave from Monday. An internal memo to Ryanair staff, seen by the BBC, said crew may be allocated to take unpaid leave due to cancelled
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British Business News – Bank of England is considering Electronic Bank Notes -BBC

The Bank of England is considering the introduction of electronic banknotes for use by consumers and businesses. Governor Mark Carney said: “We are in the middle of a revolution in payments,” saying the Bank must look into how electronic money could work. He said this would complement, not replace, paper banknotes while people still wanted physical cash. But it could open the door to programmable money to integrate with home appliances or the tax system. Carney calls for crackdown on crypto-currency ‘mania’ Budget 2020: Pledges on the future of cash Banknotes have been the only way for households to make
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The Lord Mayor of London calls on Welsh firms with international ambitions to join him on upcoming trade delegations

The Lord Mayor of London William Russell will today visit Cardiff, using the trip to call on Welsh firms with international ambitions to join him on upcoming trade delegations abroad to explore international business opportunities and expansion. As an ambassador for the UK’s financial and professional services industry, the Lord Mayor will meet the Secretary of State for Wales, the Welsh Government Minister for International Relations, the Welsh Fintech Envoy and leading business and fintech figures that are at the heart of the city’s success. During the visit the Lord Mayor will hear first-hand from those who have transformed and
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Download a PDF of the latest CCR Magazine for Free now…

  CCRMagazine… Download the magazine, free of charge, as a PDF…   CCRMagazine is available to read, free of charge, as a PDF – simply click on this link and you can download it and print the individual articles that are of most interest to you. Subscribers help sustain CCRMagazine’s push to a more environmentally friendly future – to subscribe,  contact Alison at alison@ccrmagazine.co.uk.   Supporters of this month’s magazine include:                  
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Regulator tells big four auditors to accelerate break-up plan | Business News

Regulator tells big four auditors to accelerate break-up plan The big four accountancy firms have been told by watchdogs to accelerate the ring-fencing of their audit businesses by bolstering independent governance and improving financial transparency. Sky News has learnt that the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) wrote to the quartet – Deloitte, EY, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) – this week to set out details of the ‘operational separation’ blueprint that it hopes will improve audit quality following a string of events corporate scandals. In the letter, the FRC is understood to have told the four firms, which collectively have a dominant
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Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sends his personal scout to watch Federico Chiesa

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sends his personal scout to watch Federico Chiesa Federico Chiesa is on Manchester United’s radar – Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is targeting a move for Fiorentina winger Federico Chiesa, according to reports. The 22-year-old has impressed this season with seven goals and five assists in 25 appearances for Fiorentina. Solskjaer is reportedly keen on strengthening his options on the right side of his attack and Chiesa would fit the profile of player the United manager is targeting. According to MailOnline, Solskjaer sent his personal scout Simon Wells to watch Chiesa in Fiorentina’s
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Man Utd ‘to rebuild’ as Champions League absence proves costly…

Man Utd ‘rebuild’ as Champions League absence proves costly | Nasdaq Feb 25 (Reuters) – Manchester United MANU.N are in “rebuild” mode as the English soccer club chases a return to the European Champions League, Executive Vice-Chairman Ed Woodward said after financial results were dented by the team’s absence from this season’s tournament. Woodward has been backing United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to forge a team that mixes top talent from around the world with young players from its academy. “We are pushing for a strong finish in the Premier League, the Europa League and the FA Cup as we enter the final third
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Liverpool announce £533m turnover and £42m profit last year – despite spending a record £223m on players

Liverpool announce £533m turnover and £42m profit last year – despite spending a record £223m on players Liverpool have announced a pre-tax profit of £42million last year, despite a record £223m investment on players. The Reds also achieved a turnover of £533m for the financial year of 2018/19, which did not take into account their Champions League win over Tottenham Hotspur in June. Liverpool are about to become a financial powerhouse in world football once again While the figure of £42m is well below the record £125m profit for the year ending May 2018, the rewards are being felt on
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Upcoming Business Networking Events in Bristol, South West England

Business Networking Events in Bristol Regional Top Spot PREMIUM PROFILE Available Reserve this regional top spot from £35/month! Your Venue, Your Venue Address | Your Organisation Featured Business Networking Events PREMIUM PROFILE WED FEB 26 11:30 – 14:00 Bristol Women’s Business Lunch Mercure Bristol Holland House Hotel, Bristol | Women’s Business Club PREMIUM PROFILE THU FEB 27 12noon – 2:30pm Bristol Networking Lunch, Workshop & Expert Speaker Alveston House Hotel, Bristol | NRG Business Networks Ltd PREMIUM PROFILE MON MAR 02 12.00 – 2.00pm The Mendips – Women Mean Biz Networking Lunch Charlton House, Shepton Mallet | Women Mean Biz PREMIUM PROFILE TUE MAR 03
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B2B Expos |Upcoming Business Expos in England 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿💼📰

B2b Expo’s annual business exhibitions are the ultimate events for all ambitious businesses who are looking to grow and prosper. You can register now to attend one of their business expos in England or enquire about booking a stand today! UPCOMING BUSINESS EXPO EVENTS IN ENGLAND 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Find your nearest upcoming business expo READING BUSINESS EXPO 2020 Tuesday 25th February 2020 Madejski Stadium BASINGSTOKE BUSINESS EXPO 2020 Thursday 26th March 2020 Oakley Hall Hotel PORTSMOUTH BUSINESS EXPO 2020 Thursday 23rd April 2020 The Pyramids Centre — Read more on www.b2bexpos.co.uk/
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Storm Dennis: ‘My business was flooded twice in two days’ – BBC News

Storm Dennis: ‘My business was flooded twice in two days’ – “We sat in a hairdressers across the road, which is slightly higher up, and we watched our business go under.” Chris Harrison runs the Dale End Cafe in Coalbrookdale, a village in the Ironbridge Gorge in Shropshire. Last weekend was particularly hard, as he should have been celebrating the second anniversary of his business. But local firms have been left counting costs amid rising river levels caused by Storm Dennis. Chris told the BBC’s Wake Up to Money programme that it was like watching a “sinking ship”, but that the local
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Why your new work colleague could be a robot – Tech News

    Why your new work colleague could be a robot - You hear EVA before you see it. A whirring and whizzing noise greets you as you enter the offices of Automata, a start-up robotics company based in London. To one side a robotic arm is going through an intricate set of moves: six joints twisting and turning in a sequence which, in the real world, would place a label on a parcel. That's EVA, and it has being doing those moves non-stop for months to test its reliability. Around the office and workshop there are more than a
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Average UK wages top pre-financial crisis levels | Economics

  Average UK wages top pre-financial crisis levels | Economics Average real wages – which take account of the impact of inflation – have risen above their pre-financial crisis level for the first time as workers begin to repair the damage to their finances after a 12-year squeeze on living standards. In a significant moment after a lost decade for British workers, the Office for National Statistics said average weekly earnings, excluding bonuses, have reached a fresh peak in real terms. This means pay packets adjusted for inflation are worth more than they were before the 2008 crisis – although only just.
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