Archive for September, 2013

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One is the loneliest number – Tips for homeworkers to avoid loneliness

Small Business News Starting up a business from home is attractive to new entrepreneurs, offering cost savings, flexibility and convenience. For those who have a disability to contend with the […]

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Gross mortgage lending holds steady

Gross mortgage was up 28 per cent in August compared to the same month last year, the latest figures have shown. According to the Council of Mortgage Lenders, gross lending […]

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Feeling Confident – 3 successive quarters of growth in 2013

Small Business News The Federation of Small Businesses announced this week that small business confidence has reached an all-time high as their data shows three successive quarters of growth in […]

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Back to School! A short guide to flexible working

With many children across the UK starting school for the first time last week, many parents will now be trying to balance their career with the school run. As most […]

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Flying the Flag – Now is a great time to start a new business in Britain

Small Business News Now is a great time to start a new business in Britain, according to Emma Jones of Enterprise Nation When a family decided to Buy British for […]

Apartments at sunset

New landlords must take care in buy-to-let market

New entrants into the buy-to-let (BTL) market are being reminded by the National Association of Residential Letting Agents to do their due diligence. The YouGov SixthSense Buy-to-let: Landlords and Mortgages […]

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Working from home? Chances are your ‘office’ is your kitchen table

Small Business News Are you working from home today? If you’ve started your own small business then chances are your ‘office’ is your kitchen table or even your garden shed. […]

Flexible working

The next stage of employment law changes

From 01 September, organisations will have the opportunity to offer their employees shares in the business in return for the employee relinquishing certain employment rights. These changes are allowed by […]

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Mortgage lending and Right to Buy are on the increase

An increase in remortgage and gross mortgage lending along with increased uptake of the Right to Buy scheme are continuing to reinvigorate the housing market. In July remortgage lending rose […]

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Landlords urged to comply with deposit legislation

Residential landlords are being warned to ensure they comply fully with Tenancy Deposit Protection law and keep their tenants deposits protected through approved schemes. The National Landlords Association (NLS) is […]