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The latest information regarding Steer Your Business activities as well as small business articles of interest.

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Ofgem Proposes Reforms To Power the UK Forward to a Net Zero, Home-Grown Energy System 

Ofgem has put forward a range of potential reforms to reduce Britain’s reliance on expensive gas imports and accelerate the transition towards cleaner, more secure and affordable supplies of home-grown energy. This reflects a world where the economics have changed, and renewable options are increasingly the cost-effective choice.’    Last October, the UK Government pledged to …

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Over Half of Employers Agree That The UK Is Entering a New, More Unstable Period of Employment Relations 

The CIPD is warning employers that choosing not to engage with employee representatives could lead to industrial action   The latest research from the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, shows that a tight labour market, combined with a cost-of-living crisis and falling wages, could fuel further industrial action in the coming months.  …

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This Is An Unusual Article. 

I’m going to kick this out with the solution right away, because that is what most of us are after when clicking on a baity title: Because honesty is on its way to outgrow greed and Vlogging is the best amplifier for that right now.  There you have it. Are you satisfied? I hope not. …

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Retailer Support For Regulated ‘Buy Now Pay Later’ Products Could Save 876,000 Brits From Problem Debt 

Over a third of shoppers say ‘Buy Now Pay Later’ (BNPL) lending has become more appealing due to the current cost-of-living crisis  BNPL users are now paying off 4.8 BNPL purchases on average – up from 2.6 in February this year, with the average amount owed now standing at over £250  This is concerning as …

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Business Goals: How Do You Know When You Have Achieved Them? 

Founding, managing and growing a business is a BIG commitment. For most business owners, it will take years to build a customer following, turn a profit and create a truly scalable business. It’s a journey that can sometimes be pressurised, stressful and risky. – But when your plan really does come together, there is the …

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Which Legal Structure Suits My Business? 

Read our FACTSHEET if you need further information before you decide which structure is right for your business.  Entity Type  Features  Benefits  Risks  Our view  Sole trader  You do not have to do anything formally to set up as a sole trader, though don’t forget to let HMRC know that you are going to be …

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