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British businesses must get on with getting ready for Brexit, according to Sajid Javid, the UK chancellor.

The man in charge of the UK’s purse strings also warned that the Treasury won’t be lending any specific not lend support to manufacturers that favour EU rules as the sector had had three years to prepare for Britain’s transition.

Which is a bit of a U-turn from the government’s pre-election position, when the Conservative’s pledged to help businesses through the process.

Brexit News Small business

Ever considered working from home? Not sure how to broach the subject with your boss? Or maybe you’re an employer wondering whether it’s something you can realistically offer employees? In any case, it’s almost Work From Home Week, which means now is the perfect time to find out whether telecommuting can work for you.

If you’re unsure about the benefits of working from home, you’re considering offering employees the opportunity, or even thinking of pulling existing work from home benefits, here’s why you should get involved in next week’s awareness campaign.

Small business Work from home

2020 is nearly upon us – a year that has always been synonymous with ushering in the future. And as we’ll no doubt be marveling at more technological advances, we need to make the necessary changes in our own businesses and routines to make sure we keep up with and, hopefully, stay ahead of the competition.

How many of our small business New Year resolutions will your business be carrying out?

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Without wanting to sound like The Grinch, it’s fair to say that Christmas can be a real inconvenience – not only do you have the added travel headaches and increased rail fares to contend with, there’s also the fact that the postal service goes up the wall and the extra bank holidays can cause all sorts of chaos for business owners.

If your business does rely on the postal service, it helps to know when the final postal dates are. Here’s all you need to know.

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If your business is closing down over Christmas, and you’re looking forward to clocking of for an extended festive break, you’ll no doubt already be winding down and counting the hours until you can switch on the out of office. The trouble is, switching off completely means there’s a chance you’ll come back to a packed inbox and a full answerphone.

But a little bit of preparation before you break up could help your colleagues to keep things ticking over and make sure you come back to an organised office that’s ready to take the new year by storm.

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