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Breezing Through Brexit – Understanding The Import-Export Jargon

You know how government loves a three letter acronym? These are in abundance within Brexit related matters, peppered with others too!

Unfortunately, this means you’ll need to learn a few new ones ready to trade internationally from next January 2021. Here are just a few of the terms and actions required:

 

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Summer Statement - Staycation Staycation Staycation?

Today's summer statement is a call to get us out more during July and August and shows how concerned the government is about the economy. 

The headline is the 50% discount up to £10 per head 'eat out to help out' scheme to use against food and soft drinks from Monday to Wednesday during August, which indeed it will. 

 

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Coronavirus Grants 2.0 - Finding Your Exit - Small Businesses

Two and half months after his first announcement on government help for businesses, on Friday the Chancellor amended and extended the self employed (SEISS) and employee (CJRS) grant schemes to reflect the anticipated gradual exit from the Coronavirus lockdown.

 

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Small Businesses - May The 4th Be With You!


How small businesses can strike back and win the Coronavirus war...

Today is the day the most useful loan initiative for SMEs goes live, the Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS). Coincidence? Parallel universe? It probably feels like it!

Why are they so good?

 

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