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Government announces plans to boost working from home

This week David Cameron announced legislative changes which will make running a business from home simpler. The measures to help those working from home include the following: Business rates Guidance for new business rates will be created which will clarify… Find out more

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Why starting a joint venture is a great way to success

The recession that is currently plaguing the UK brings with it opportunities to be innovative, creative and to ultimately make new businesses work in the specific financial environment the country finds itself in right now. While some industries and markets… Find out more

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How to create a business partnership agreement

One of the first steps you are best advised to take when entering into a business partnership is drawing up a business partnership agreement. This applies to businesses operated by two or more parties and although it can be drawn… Find out more

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Conditions ‘favourable’ for setting up a UK company

by Daniel Jones Current conditions in the UK make now a great time to set up a limited company and invest in business, Wisteria Chartered Accountants has suggested. With unemployment on the rise, now is the ideal time to set up a business… Find out more

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Homeworkers need health & safety assessments

by Sarah Ashcroft Businesses have been reminded that they may be held responsible for the wellbeing of employees who work from home. Bar Huberman, exployment law editor at XpertHR, said employers are obliged to take reasonable care of the health and safety of… Find out more

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Working from home ‘to become more popular’

Demand for advice on working from home could soon be on the rise, as one expert predicts a boom in the employment trend over the coming years. Matt Oakley, chairman of the British Council for Offices research committee, said that home working… Find out more

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Youth ‘recognise benefits’ of flexible working

Younger generations may be likely to go in search of business advice for working from home, as they realise the benefits of flexible arrangements. This is according to director of research at the Telework Association Peter Thomson, who explained that… Find out more

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Post-recession leads to rise in start-ups

The end of the recession has led more people to go in search of advice for self-employment, as they express a desire to be their own boss. This is according to Stuart Curtis, head of commercial business insurance at Lloyds TSB… Find out more

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Working from home ‘offers clear benefits’

People who seek advice for working from home will find there are a number of benefits from not going into the office during the week, an expert says. Peter Thomson, director of research at the Telework Association, explained that people… Find out more

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Fathers who work from home enjoy better health

Fathers who have sought advice for working from home are more likely to benefit from better health than those without flexible arrangements, new research has shown. The Working for Fathers findings from Working Families and Lancaster University Management School determined… Find out more