October 2020

Living and Leading On Purpose – The Richard Tyler Interview

Episode 14 of the IAB Podcast Richard Tyler is a Chief Possibility Architect, Bestselling Wiley Author with his book ‘Jolt’ and he’s also an acclaimed International Speaker Richard played the lead roles in many West End musicals such as The Phantom of the Opera and Les Miserables. Richard is also headlining The IAB’s Fundamentals 2 Webinar Series starting on Monday

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CEO Janet Jack Blog – Chancellor Announces Further Financial Support for Businesses

After mounting pressure from MPs, regional mayors and businesses, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak returned to the Commons to announce three further steps to support those living under Tier 2 conditions. Mr Sunak told MPs he acknowledged the “frustration” of people living in Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire – the areas of England now under the toughest virus restrictions – and said

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Friday Roundup Podcast 23rd October 2020

The news from the week ending 23rd October 2020 Janet Jack – CEO Sarah Palmer – COO Simon Jordan – Marketing Below are the notes from the podcast On this week’s Friday Roundup we have… Simon Talks about our guest on this week’s coffee morning Richard Tyler will be heading the Fundamentals 2 and presenting about how to Live and Lead on

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Bounce Back Loan Scheme could lose taxpayers £26b

The government faces a potential loss of £15 billion to £26 billion through businesses not being able to repay the loans made through the Bounce Back Loan Scheme and fraud. That’s the conclusion of a National Audit Office (NAO) report into the Bounce Back Loan Scheme, launched in April to provide loans of up to £50,000 to small businesses to

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HMRC issues tax scams warning to students

Students who started university this year are being warned by HMRC that they are being targeted by a fresh wave of online tax scams. With universities taking a blended approach to online and face-to-face tuition this year, and an increase in remote working due to the pandemic, students could be left particularly exposed to the work of fraudsters, says HMRC.

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HMRC guidance on trading with the EU in 2021

HMRC is contacting businesses that move goods between Great Britain and the European Union to explain what they need to do to be able to trade with the EU from 1 January 2021. Businesses that import and export between GB and the EU need to prepare now for that new procedures for moving goods to and from the EU from

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Changes to Companies House register protocols

Following a government consultation on corporate transparency, Companies House has stopped removing dissolved records from Companies House service (CHS). Additionally, dissolved records since 2010 will be put back onto CHS from January 2021. Companies House said: “Before the change, records of dissolved companies on CHS were removed after six years following dissolution. These dissolved records are currently available for 20

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Acas launches online ‘Back to work’ seminars

Acas has launched a new three-hour digital training course on managing employees’ return to the workplace. “The event will help you identify the key issues your employees might be facing as they return to the workplace. It will help you understand your responsibilities as an employer and provide you with practical skills so that you can address any issues with

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CEO Janet Jacks Blog – Chancellor announces expansion of Job Support Scheme 

Business owners and bookkeepers who advise them have been wondering what the Chancellor would do when the furlough scheme finished at the end of October. Today the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced that employees who work for UK firms forced to close by law due to coronavirus restrictions will get two-thirds of their wages paid for by the government. Businesses that

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