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Llanelli, UK
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

HMRC warns against phishy email scam

HMRC warns against phishy email scam HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is warning taxpayers to be vigilant following a surge of fake 'phishing'...

Businesses asked to take on Welsh-speaking students for summer work

Businesses asked to take on Welsh-speaking students for summer work GO Wales is looking for businesses who can offer summer work experience opportunities to students....

How will the Budget affect your business?

How will the Budget affect your business?   The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, presented the 2011 Budget on 23 March. ...

How will the budget affect small businesses?

  How will the budget affect small businesses?   Roger Bowen of TaxAssist Accountants in Llanelli has kindly put together some comments on how...

New advertising controls now cover organisations' own websites and messages posted...

New rules for online marketing communicationsExtension of the Advertising Standards Authority's (ASA's) online remit   From 1 March 2011, the ASA's online remit is...

Want to make your voice heard? The Welsh Assembly Government is...

New group to represent small business interests to Assembly Government Welsh Assembly Government Deputy First Minister Ieuan Wyn Jones has outlined plans to...

Businesses which sell tobacco products, or have a smoking policy, should...

Consultation on control of tobacco products in Wales One of the key themes identified in The Welsh Assembly Government's Our Healthy Future...

HMRC's new online tools make it easier for employers to submit...

New PAYE tools for employers Basic PAYE Tools to help employers run their payroll systems HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have launched the new...

Olympics – helping Welsh businesses compete to win

Olympics - helping Welsh businesses compete to win   This is an event to encourage businesses in Wales to bid for London 2012...

Help for Employers when Managing Time Off Requests for Public Holidays...

Royal wedding Help for employers when managing requests for time off The Cabinet has agreed that the marriage of Prince William and Catherine...

April 2011 Regulation Changes to Corporation Tax and Paternity Leave and...

April 2011 regulation changes Common commencement dates   Most new laws affecting businesses come into force on one of two common commencement dates...

HMRC to fine small businesses for poor bookkeeping, warns local tax...

HMRC to fine small businesses for poor bookkeeping, warns local tax specialist     HMRC is due to begin its “Business Records Checks”...

More and more people are taking the plunge and setting up...

More and more people are taking the plunge and setting up shop With rising public sector job cuts, local small business tax and...

Councils to rely on technology in 2011

Councils to rely on technology in 2011 Small businesses operating in the UK's technology sector could be set for a busy year in...

Small firms should be 'central' to job growth discussion, says FPB

Small firms should be 'central' to job growth discussion, says FPB The Forum of Private Business (FPB) has voiced its concerns that...

Contractors 'are key to small firm growth'

Contractors 'are key to small firm growth' Freelance workers are key to the long-term growth and stability of small businesses in the UK....

HMRC announces Corporation Tax changes

HMRC announces Corporation Tax changes Small business owners operating in various industries across the UK could be advised to seek the...

Small firms 'would pay to see a simplified tax system'

Small firms 'would pay to see a simplified tax system' Small businesses have become so frustrated with the complex nature of the...

Small firms find tax complexities 'insufferable'

Small firms find tax complexities 'insufferable' The UK's tax system is so complex it is "almost insufferable" for small businesses operating in the...

Small firm bosses urged to discuss pay

Small firm bosses urged to discuss pay   Small business owners operating in various sectors across the UK could be among those...

Royal Mail announces annual stamp price rises for April 2011

Royal Mail announces annual stamp price rises for April 2011 Royal Mail has announced its annual stamp price rises which will take effect from...

Tax Investigations On The Rise

Tax Investigations On The Rise Small businesses are being warned to prepare for a call from the tax inspector, as a national...

January deadline for online tax returns is looming

January deadline for online tax returns is looming Small Business owners are running out of time to file their online Self Assessment Tax Returns. HM Revenue...

Top Christmas Tips for Small Businesses

Top Christmas Tips for Small Businesses Christmas celebrations are a great way of recognising and rewarding the contribution your staff have made over the...

New Jobcentre Plus recruitment service now available to businesses in Wales

New Jobcentre Plus recruitment service now available to businesses in Wales Over 53,500 Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Wales can now...

UK businesses invited to apply for 2010 International Trade Awards

UK businesses invited to apply for 2010 International Trade Awards A prize package including an online promotional marketing campaign worth £1,500 is on...

Help for businesses in Wales to address flooding risks

Help for businesses in Wales to address flooding risks Almost one in six properties in Wales is at risk of flooding. The Environment...

The Bribery Act

The Bribery Act   The Bribery Act will come into force in April 2011, introducing new anti-corruption legislation that will affect all employers...

FSB calls for NIC holiday extension

FSB calls for NIC holiday extension The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is calling for an extension to the government's National Insurance contribution...

Increase in the standard rate of VAT to 20 per cent

Increase in the standard rate of VAT to 20 per cent The standard rate of VAT is currently 17.5 per cent but will be...

Warning to Small Businesses

Warning to Small BusinessesCarmarthenshire Trading Standards Services is warning businesses about the risk of falling victim to publishing scams. Traders...

Music in the workplace – what are PRS and PPL?

The cost of music in the workplace has long been a bone of contention for business owners  and many small businesses thought that by...

The Equality Act 2010: protected characteristics and types of discrimination

The Equality Act covers exactly the same groups of individuals that were protected by the previous legislation. However, the headings of age, disability, gender...

New National Minimum Wage rates announced

National Minimum Wage rates are to rise in October 2010 with the minimum rate for workers aged 21 and over raising to £5.93 an...

Key employment changes in the Equality Act 2010

The Equality Act 2010 brings together existing legislation on discrimination and equality. The up side to this is that your responsibilities as an employer...

Businesses open up toilets to the public

BUSINESSES in Llanelli are benefiting from a grant scheme which encourages them to open up their toilets to the public. ...

Jobforce Wales/The Lighthouse

Information Centre for the unemployed The Lighthouse is an information centre for people who are unemployed. We know first-hand the difficulties they...