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Kickstart Scheme deadline extension

14 Oct 2021

Originally due to end on 31 December 2021, it has since been announced (4th October 2021) that the scheme has been extended until March 2022.
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September breaks records for number of practical Cytech technicians certified within one month

13 Oct 2021

Cytech continues to be in record-breaking demand as it now sees the highest ever number of technicians certified within one month in September 2021 - with over 115 in the UK alone!
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Contactless Payments Increase to 100 on Friday 15th October 2021

13 Oct 2021

According to UK Finance, 'The new £100 limit is designed to balance security, convenience and consumer demand."
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Your business journey to net zero: Register for the London or Scotland event now

11 Oct 2021

Your Business Journey to Net Zero, is a series of locally focused virtual events, designed to help small businesses who want to play theirpart in climate change, but don't know where is best... Read more…

Write to your MP ahead of Chancellor's Autumn Statement

7 Oct 2021

Independentretailers are urged to write to their MPs ahead of the Chancellor's Autumn Statement, which is expected to include a review of business rates.
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Free workshops: Build Back Better by designing circularity into your businesses

6 Oct 2021

Come along to this practical online workshop and you'll take a fresh look at the resources flowing through your business and identify opportunities to increase your profits.
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Making Tax Digital for Income Tax Self Assessment Delayed to 2024

6 Oct 2021

The government will be introducing compulsory Making Tax Digital (MTD) for Income Tax Self-Assessment (ITSA) a year later than planned
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Beware of an increase in fraud; here's what to look out for...

30 Sep 2021

Members across the Independent Retailers Confederation (IRC) have reported an increase in scam emails and fraud attempts experienced by retailers.
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Contactless limit to increase to 100 from 15 October

29 Sep 2021

UK Finance have announced that the national roll-out of the new £100 spending limit for contactless card payments will begin from 15 October 2021.
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Reunite and rediscover food & drink this October at the Fine Food Show North

29 Sep 2021

IRC member the Guild of Fine Food are hosting the Fine Food Show North, a showcase of small & medium-sized food and drink producers from across the UK
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Your business journey to net zero: Register for the London or Scotland event now

Posted on in Business News, Cycles News, Political News

Are Together for our planetyou interested in practical solutions to help achieve your low-carbon goals?

Your Business Journey to Net Zero, is a series of locally focused virtual events, designed to help small businesses who want to play their part in climate change, but don't know where is best to start.

The events will deliver tools, solutions and ideas to help small businesses map their best next steps. Attendees can also consider the business opportunities stemming from the transition to a low carbon economy.

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London event: Tuesday 12 October

Event highlights include:

  • Addresses from Minister of State for London and for Small Business, Consumers and Labour Markets, Paul Scully and the Government's UK Net Zero Business Champion, Andrew Griffith MP.
  • Presentations and Q&As with a number of businesses and organisations including West London Business, Planet Mark and London Councils.
  • A virtual exhibition hall showcasing initiatives, products and services on how to lower carbon emissions.

Limited places available, register now

 

Scotland event: Thursday 14 October

Highlights include:

  • Speeches from BEIS' Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Labour Markets, Paul Scully, the Scottish Government's Minister for Business, Trade, Tourism and Enterprise, Ivan McKee, and the Office of the Secretary of State for Scotland's Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Minister Iain Stewart.
  • Presentations and Q&As with a number of businesses and organisations including BT, IoD, FSB Scotland, Carbon Literacy Project, Visit Scotland, SCDI, Beauty Kitchen and Cream o' Galloway.

Limited places available, register now
 

 

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