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Category: <span>Small business</span>
Just over a quarter (27%) of business owners have cut their spending due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new social media survey. But the study from the Personal Finance Society also found that more than a third (40%) of businesses haven’t adapted or changed their financial plans at all.
Where does your business stand?
The government has today announced that it will be extending the application dates on the financial support packages for businesses affected by coronavirus. It has also announced that the furlough scheme won’t be extended in its current guise, but will be replaced by a similar scheme.
If you’ve got an important business matter to take care of, you may need to call an impromptu meeting to sort everything out – but what if some key stakeholders are away from the office, maybe working from home?
It’s a problem many of us have faced during lockdown, and one that looks set to continue for the foreseeable future.
The good news is, a simple conference call can help out.
The dust has barely settled on the August Bank Holiday, but the kids are back in school, the nights are drawing in and it’s getting noticeably colder. It got so nippy at the end of August that a poll run by our friends over at UKPower found that almost half of householders had already put the heating on.
We don’t usually ask this question until at least September, but have you put the heating on yet? 🥶
— UKPower (@ukpower) August 28, 2020
And if people are back in the office, you can bet that the thermostat will be whacked in an attempt to keep temperatures near-tropical as staff go about their work – and when the thermostat rises, your business energy bills won’t be far behind.
So here are some top tips to to help keep utility bills down as the outside temperature drops…