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  • 7 biggest challenges SMEs face – and how to overcome them 22nd July 2019
    Originally written by Simon Willmett on Small Business Setting up a business is certainly not without its challenges and requires vast amounts of determination, patience and effort. With figures showing that SMEs account for 99.9pc of the 5.7 million businesses in the UK, standing out from the competition has never been more important. If companies […]
  • Co-Operative Bank offers new business customers 2½ years’ free banking 22nd July 2019
    Originally written by Timothy Adler on Small Business The Co-Operative Bank has nearly doubled its free-banking offer for start-ups and SMEs from 18 months to 30 months. New small business customers will benefit from free everyday banking – subject to certain transaction limits and a minimum credit balance of £1,000 – making it, says the […]
  • Businesses may need to pay casual workers who have cancelled shifts 19th July 2019
    Originally written by Anna Jordan on Small Business Zero-hours workers whose shifts are cancelled at short notice could be entitled to compensation from business owners in future. The proposals state that workers would receive the full value of the cancelled shift or three times the hourly minimum wage for each hour cancelled. The Government has […]

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