Monthly Archive November 30, 2021

Be aware of tax liabilities if you are using cryptocurrencies

To many, cryptoassets, which includes cryptocurrencies, are an enigma shrouded in mystery. Whether we are talking about Bitcoin, Dogecoin, Litecoin, blockchain or mining, most people will not have a clue.

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Government knocks down hundreds of international trade barriers to unlock new export opportunities

The Government has dismantled 20 per cent more “barriers to international trade” in the last 12 months compared to previous years, a major study has revealed.

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Hospitality bosses develop new strategies to cope with staff shortages

Hospitality business owners have responded positively to the staff shortages caused by the pandemic, by increasing wages and implementing improved staff retention strategies.

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If your holiday got cancelled last year, then read on…

Were you one of many UK holiday-goers whose trip got cancelled due to the pandemic?

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Deadline to claim apprenticeship incentive payment just “weeks away”

The deadline to apply for the apprenticeship incentive payment is just weeks away, employers have been warned.

Businesses who hired an apprentice with an employment start date from 01 April to 30 September need to apply by 30 November 2021.

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100,000 young people join Kickstart scheme as vacancies hit a new record

As the job vacancies in the UK hit another record and unemployment falls again, many young people have taken their first steps on the employment ladder.

More than 100,000 young people have so far started new roles under the Government’s £2bn Kickstart jobs scheme, latest figures show.

It comes as new figures from the Office for National Statistic (ONS) show that the end of the furlough scheme in September does not appear to have led to a rise in unemployment, while the number of workers on payrolls jumped by 160,000 in October. Job vacancies also hit a new high of 1.17 million.

How does the programme work?

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How can Britain double its exports?

Yesterday, at the Global Investment Summit 2021, ministers vowed that Britain can double its exports to show off the best of its business with a new ‘ground-breaking’ plan of action.

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New export scheme to help businesses capitalise on rapidly growing green economy

A new global trading scheme will help to connect UK exporters with international opportunities, it has been announced.

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Small businesses call for Government support to tackle climate change

Now the world leaders have departed the stage from the COP26 summit in Glasgow, businesses are looking to adjust to a more sustainable future.

According to new research, many are addressing energy usage, increasing recycling and investing in microgeneration, but only a third of those have a formal plan to tackle climate change within their business.

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The economy or climate change – what are companies focused on?

According to a recent survey of FTSE 350 companies, British directors and heads of businesses are not only optimistic about the UK economy and its recovery, but they are also much more focused on climate change than before.

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