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Knowledge

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Top 10 mistakes employers make when paying the National Minimum Wage
Avoid making mistakes with this list of the most common reasons that cause underpayment.
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Tax Deadlines in 2019
There are five main types of tax that are relevant to firms: income tax, corporation tax, National Insurance (NI), Value Added Tax (VAT) and Capital G...
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Product Packaging Regulations - Guide
Any business that supplies or sells packaged products must ensure that the packaging complies with product packaging regulations. These cover issues s...
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An Introduction to Business Regulations when Starting Up
This guide identifies the major business regulations and obligations that will affect the start up of a new business.
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Tax relief and incentives for businesses
As part of the overall funding landscape, there are plenty of government schemes and incentives available to businesses.
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Health & Safety
This introductory guide explains the main steps that must be taken to ensure that an employer complies with health and safety regulations.

Documents

Digital business in Wiltshire: the new growth industry

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LEADER Fund Factsheet

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Now that both the EU rural development fund LEADER and RDPE Growth Programmes are offering rural business grants in Swindon and Wiltshire, this short guide helps potential applicants to understand how the programmes compare. In most the simple terms, LEADER is an established community-level decision-making partnership, supporting local economic development in rural areas. There are six LEADER programmes operating in Wiltshire and Swindon, covering nearly all rural locations, with a total of over £6m of grants available - £5,000 up to £100,000.

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Strategic Planning

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Strategic planning is an important process that all organisations should undertake. It is essential for clarifying what you want to achieve, for maintaining high quality services for beneficiaries and for ensuring the long-term sustainability of the organisation.

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News

Don't ignore Cyber Security and your business
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Free Cyber Security Health Check for Businesses an...
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Excalibur achieves best practice standard
Now a fully accredited ISO 27001 business
Mark Beard stresses need for quality
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Broad new measures to ensure small businesses get ...
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Insights

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Protect your small business from cyber crime
These 6 simple actions will help protect your business from cyber crime.
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5 Reason why Entrpreneurs need to focus on Cybersecurity
When you hear of a new cybersecurity threat on the news, what type of business do you think is most likely to be the victim of an attack?

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