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Shropshire Council Update – Grants now available to small businesses

Coronavirus: grants now available to small businesses and retail / leisure businesses Related topics: Coronavirus / Economic growth / Finance and budget / Health Shropshire’s small businesses, and businesses in the retail, hospitality…

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Survive and Thrive – Business Networking

As the lock-down continues to have a major impact on our communities and businesses, Good2Great is working hard to demystify the facts and support you and…

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Deferral of VAT payments as a result of COVID-19

The Chancellor announced a VAT payments deferral on 20 March to support businesses with cash flow during the COVID-19 pandemic. This means that all businesses with…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): letter to businesses, from the Leader of Shropshire Council

Related topics: Coronavirus / Corporate / Economic growth / Health Dear Employer This letter is the first of what will likely be many communications in relation to Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Shropshire. It is…

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Support for businesses affected by COVID-19 – What is available?

Support for businesses affected by COVID-19 – What is available? Support for businesses affected by COVID-19 – What is available? Self-employed Income Support Scheme Time to…

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Thrive and Survive. Networking and training

ONLINE EVENT – THURSDAY 2nd APRIL 2020 Good-2-great are hosting an online event on Thursday morning,  you’re all invited. We have been speaking with lots of…

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Advice to small businesses and FSB members about the novel coronavirus COVID-19

Advice to small businesses and FSB members about the novel coronavirus COVID-19 Advice and guidance on reducing the risks of disruption from the COVID-19 virus to…

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COVID-19 – Initial Guidance for Businesses

Please see below some initial guidance from Shropshire Council Leader, Peter Nutting regarding COVID-19. This situation is very much a moving one and further information will…

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Coronavirus – What we’re doing to help keep Clients, Visitors and Staff safe

We are continuing to follow and monitor official guidance from the UK Government and Public Health England carefully. It is of vital importance for us to…

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Grant awarded to one of our ASYSTED Businesses – Nanny’s Craft Bakery in Wellington

The Pride in Our Community High Street Grant is one of the many ways the Council is supporting businesses and rejuvenating high streets.  For Kristiyan and…

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If you’ve ever wanted to be on a Gordon Ramsay Produced show, we want to hear from you. Step up to the Plate Gordon Ramsay and…

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Intellectual Property Office – The Trade Mark Guide

The trade mark guide: A handbook for analysing and interpreting trade mark data. Details The Intellectual Property Office has produced this handbook to improve shared understanding…

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HMRC – Lets talk business expenses

There’s always guidance on expenses available from HMRC – whether you’re newly self-employed or you’ve been in business for a while. The following webinars are live…

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HMRC – Expenses and benefits – what employers should know

Find out about expenses and benefits provided to employees, with help from HMRC. You can book a place on our live webinars and ask questions using…

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HMRC – Building on the Construction Industry Scheme

HMRC has webinars and online guides to help you understand the Construction Industry Scheme and what you need to do. You can ask questions during the…

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HMRC – How to get payroll right

Just getting started as an employer? Or need a refresher? HMRC can help either way. Watch our short videos on HMRC’s YouTube channel to find out…

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HMRC – Record keeping and capital allowances

Keeping accurate records and understanding how capital allowances work will help you complete your Self Assessment, so whether you are new to self-employment, or have been…

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HMRC – Preparing for a no deal EU Exit

Leaving the EU with a deal remains the government’s top priority. In the event the UK leaves the EU without a deal, UK businesses, importing or…

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HMRC – Talking Points Webinars

HMRC’s regular Talking Points provide ongoing information, guidance and tips to help you to understand tax issues. We have more Talking Points webinars coming up. There are a limited…

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HMRC Payrolling

The new tax year has already started, but are you prepared for 2019-20, and have you issued P60’s yet? Our short videos ‘How to set up…

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PRESS RELEASE – Shropshire Mentors celebrate Healthy Eatery Launch

  PRESS RELEASE Shropshire Mentors celebrate Healthy Eatery Launch Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST) charity and members of its ASYSTORS Panel are celebrating the launch of…

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Calling the UK’s best start-ups! Entries for the Startups 100 2019 are now open

    Calling the UK’s best start-ups! Entries for the Startups 100 2019 are now open   Are you an innovative, disruptive business launched in the…

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April 2019 – What SYST have achieved so far………….

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Green Options Store, Opening 6th April – Darwin Shrewsbury Shopping Centre

Green Options arrives at Darwin Shrewsbury Shopping Centre Dedicated environmentalists, Sam and Lillie from Green Options, are thrilled to announce the opening of their new zero-waste…

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FSBConnect Shrewsbury

Wednesday 3 April, 5.30pm at University Centre Shrewsbury – Room SGH018 Join us for our next #FSBConnect event in Shrewsbury offering high quality face to face networking…

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HMRC Payrolling – tax employees’ benefits through your payroll

    If you provide benefits to your employees, we’re holding a live, interactive webinar on a key topic affecting your payroll. You can ask questions…

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FSBConnect Telford

Thursday 21 March, 5.30pm at Telford Business Solutions Centre Join us for our next #FSBConnect event in Telford offering high quality face to face networking helping…

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LYFBAR Grand Opening Date 15th March 2019 @12pm

GRAND OPENING OF LYFBAR IN LAWLEY, TELFORD! OPENING FRIDAY 15TH MARCH AT 12PM LYFBAR, founded by Alex Archibald and Bethany Tomlinson, will be the first grab&go…

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HMRC Update – Various Webinars In March 2019

The HMRC complaints process and how we learn from complaints to improve services for our customers: During the webinar we will focus on 3 main topics…

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Do you need office or conference room space for meetings or training?

Space available to rent at SYST Hub, Hazeldine House, Telford Town Centre Meeting Room/Office . From £35 full day . From £25 half day . or…

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HMRC Update – Latest guidance to businesses about the UK leaving the EU

  HMRC letter provides the latest guidance to businesses about the UK leaving the EU We have published our latest letter to UK businesses that trade…

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FSB – Small Business Brexit Pack

FSB wants to see a good pro-business deal reached with the EU. We firmly believe this will be in the best interests of smaller businesses in…

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Brexit advice for businesses

        With less than 100 days to go before the March deadline to leave the EU, the Government has written to more than…

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Marches Growth Hub – Effective Grievance Handling. Free HR Breakfast Briefing.

  Date and Time: Tuesday 26th February 08.45 – 10.00 Venue: : AICO Ltd, Mile End Business Park, Oswestry, SY10 8NN Every business needs to have managers who…

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Concerned about your business finances prior to Brexit?

Brexit has served to highlight important financial considerations for British businesses. To navigate this period of uncertainty, businesses will need to ensure that they are able…

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Marches Growth Hub – A great opportunity for entrepreneurs that are considering investment…

  Are you seeking investment for your business? Would you like to be guided through the process of getting your business “investment ready”? In this two…

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Startups – Starling Bank: Business banking with zero monthly fees

Sometimes at Startups.co.uk, we like to share tips to help you grow your business!   Expensive banking fees and endless admin can often be a grim…

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5,000 Press-Up Challenge!! An impossible challenge made possible by Kyle Worrall – Inclusive Leisure

    New year resolutions are something everyone does. Some people aim to lose weight, some give up chocolate, others set themselves a challenge. The normal…

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Startups – View Your Business Credit Score

If you’re unsure about your current business credit score, and therefore, don’t know how your business is being perceived, you can now view your Experian Business…

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Startups – The 13 Best Business Ideas For 2019

  Every year Startups reveal the top business ideas to start (read about the best business ideas of 2018 here), and this year is no different….

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FREE HOTDESK

. FREE use of desk and Wifi (on first come first served basis) . Central Location at Telford Town Centre . Available Mon – Fri office…

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Startups – How to get valuable small business advice

How to get valuable small business advice   Having too many ‘advisors’ risks slowing decision making and receiving conflicting information. Find advisors who are well qualified…

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The Start-Up Series Competition

Don’t miss your chance to win up to £150,000 funding to grow your start-up! The Start-up Series is looking for the brightest entrepreneurs with the smartest…

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HMRC LIVE WEBINARS

Dear customer, When you’re self-employed, it’s important to know how to keep good business records, budget for a tax bill and claim your expenses. Join HMRC’s live…

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Pop In Shop – The Darwin & Pride Hill Shopping Centre

The Marches Growth Hub Shropshire is working with The Darwin and Pride Hill Shopping Centres to offer new and existing small independent businesses the opportunity to…

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Shropshire Youth Support Trust Becomes Start-up Loans Affiliate

…with the help of a government-backed Start Up Loan and free business support. A great alternative for individuals looking for business loans to fund their start…

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Marches Growth Hub – Upcoming Events – Social Media, Start Up & Time Management

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SHROPSHIRE COUNCIL COMMERCIAL PREMISES FUNDING SCHEME

  Countdown commences on commercial premises funding scheme Businesses across Shropshire looking to revamp their buildings to facilitate growth are being urged to take advantage of…

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START UPS GET YOUR FREE eBOOK

  When starting a business, one of the hardest obstacles to overcome is simply GETTING PEOPLE INTERESTED With more people turning to online shopping, creating organic…

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SYST NEWSLETTER ISSUE 3

SYST NEWSLETTER ISSUE 3 Read about our new Mentoring and Money programme. Have a look at the support we now offer to ASYSTED business and see…

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HMRC News – Payroll – What’s New For 2018

Keep up to date with HMRC’s  free online support for employers, covering a wide range of topics. Our live webinars are interactive, which means you can ask…

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HMRC News – Making Tax Digital

In March 2018, HMRC opened the Making Tax Digital pilot for self-employed businesses. Making Tax Digital is making fundamental changes to the way the tax system…

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Instagram Shopping launches in UK and lets entrepreneurs tag products for sale

Lorna Bladen reports on an exciting new Instagram feature that has the potential to boost your sales via social media. Read more

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FSB NEWS

  Growing Your Business How franchising could help your business grow. Click here for more information.

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Young people with great business ideas: apply for support

18 to 30-year-olds could win support to pursue an innovative idea under a new scheme run in partnership by the Prince’s Trust and Innovate UK. The Prince’s…

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Young people with great business ideas: apply for support

18 to 30-year-olds could win support to pursue an innovative idea under a new scheme run in partnership by the Prince’s Trust and Innovate UK. What support…

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Cosplay Forge @ British Ironworks

The Cosplay Forge at the British Ironwork Centre The cosplay Forge came to the British Ironwork centre through the Shropshire Youth Support Trust, an organisation who…

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Should your business be based in the cloud?

Here at Startups, we like sharing information with you that will help kick-start your business. Starting a business may seem daunting, but with nearly 600,000 companies…

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ASYSTORS Mentoring and Money Scheme launched

Young Shropshire entrepreneur Gemma Allies, was given a welcome shot in the arm today as she and her young company Skin Sincere were announced today as…

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Network With Style Xmas Extravaganza Lunch

SYST are delighted to announce, In less than 1 week Network With Style who are celebrating their 10yr Anniversary will be supporting our charity at their…

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Well Done to Skinsincere!

Well Done to Skinsincere and the team on this fantastic achievement. It is great to see an AsSYSTed Business doing so well. Your hard work and…

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SYST Enterprise Centre North Shropshire

New Enterprise Centre to open

We at the Shropshire Youth Support Trust are proud to announce that following the success of our SYST Enterprise Centre in Telford we are now opening…

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Who is Danielle Gibbons?

AMBASSADORS | The Little Sports Club are delighted to announce Liverpool Ladies star Danielle Gibbons has joined as a ambassador of The Little Sports Club. Who…

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Who is Molly Bartrip?

AMBASSADORS | The Little Sports Club are delighted to announce Reading Ladies star Molly Bartrip has agreed to become a ambassador of The Little Sports Club….

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SBS WINNERS

Everyone at The Little Sports Club we’re delighted to find out former Dragons Den Star Theo Paphitis chose us as one of his SBS official winners….

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U-turn over Budget plan to increase National Insurance

Plans to increase National Insurance levels for self-employed people – announced in the Budget last week – have been dropped. Chancellor Philip Hammond has said the…

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UK skincare brand opens first salon

The founder of a small UK skincare brand has opened a treatment room under the same name in Telford, Midlands. Skin Sincere Beauty is situated in…

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Business rates – Check your rateable value for next year

From 30th September 2016, anyone in England and Wales who pays business rates, can go online to check their new draft rateable value. From this they…

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BBC Radio Shropshire interview

SYST’s Business Centre Manager interviewed by BBC Radio Shropshire Richard Nuttall, Business Centre Manager for Shropshire Youth Support Trust, was interviewed on Wednesday 29th June 2016…

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Meet The Team

Federation of Small Businesses pitches for younger members

The Federation of Small Businesses has launched a search for more young members. The organisation that represents the small business owner has introduced FSB Connect to…

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Why you need a Business Mentor

While access to finance is vital when starting up, what is often forgotten is how useful a good business mentor can be to the success of…

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