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Tag: Business Growth

Your questions answered on the business rates review

A review of business rates came into effect earlier this month, and it’s important to understand what this could mean for your business. What are business rates? Business rates are a charge paid on business properties, such as shops, restaurants and offices. The rates are set by central government and collected by local authorities, and…
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This Week in Business

The headlines this week have been dominated by the Prime Minister’s announcement of a snap General Election taking place on 8 June this year- for full details on how this could affect small businesses, have a look at our blog post. However, this week also saw a number of good news stories for businesses in…
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This Week in Business

Results are in for the performance of the UK’s economy in the three months leading up to March, and it is good news as far as the labour market across the country is concerned. Yesterday, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed that the UK unemployment rate is currently holding steady at 4.7%. This means…
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This week in business

It’s been a mixed bag in terms of business announcements, with new challenges and opportunities on the horizon for SMMEs and London-based businesses in particular. Investment bank JPMorgan upgraded its growth forecast for the UK economy in 2017 after a stronger-than-expected start to the year. Many businesses’ initial anxieties over Brexit seem to have been…
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Leap into Spring with our March Networking Event!

We will be holding an exclusive networking event at the Marriott Hotel, West India Quay, Canary Wharf on Wednesday 29 March at 6:30pm. (More details to be released soon!) Spaces are strictly limited and will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis so below to book your place today! Places can be booked…
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Consumer rights; don’t get it wrong

The below is a guest blog by Laura Pearce of JFH Law ahead of his upcoming workshop on ‘Consumer Rights Act 2015; a guide for small businesses’. JFH Law have been one of our dedicated trainers on the Building Legacies programme for the last five months, leading SME’s through topics such as contract law, employment…
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