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Three quarters of British workers dream of running their own business

Three quarters of British workers dream of running their own business

According to new research from St. James’s Place Academy, 75% of British workers would like the freedom to run their own business one day. The new statistics reveal 78% of men and 73% of women aged 25-55 surveyed said they had dreams of becoming an entrepreneur. In terms of the most attractive things about running a business, 51% of respondents …

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Does Auto Enrolment apply to my staff?

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Question: I employ all part-time staff and as a result, they do not earn very much over the course of a tax year. Could you tell me if I am likely to have anything to do for these new Workplace Pension rules please? Answer: Under the new Workplace Pensions rules, all employers have “duties” towards all of their staff who …

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Brand new space for growing businesses now available in Haywards Heath

Small business owners in Mid Sussex that are looking to expand and grow their business can now do so with the help of a new Basepoint Business Centre. The new business centre at Bridge Road in Haywards Heath provides office and workshop space for growing small businesses, giving them a stepping stone between working from home and larger business units. …

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Free Talks and Tips for Community Groups!

Free Talks and Tips for Community Groups

Would you like to know how to Tweet? Do you dread the thought of giving a presentation? Perhaps you’d like to know how to set up a group Facebook page? Crawley’s Community and Voluntary Service is holding a series of free workshops, which covers all of the above and more! The Service’s Autumn event (Talks, Tweets, Tips and Tittle Tattle: …

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Mid Sussex Wood Recycling Project

Mid Sussex Wood Recycling

David Treadwell founded The Mid Sussex Wood Recycling Project in 2007 both for the green benefits, but also as an opportunity to create employment for disadvantaged adults within the community. Primarily, the project reduces the amount of timber waste that was being sent to landfill, timber that was surplus from construction companies and empty packaging crates that could be re-used …

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THE INAUGURAL EGBA BUSINESS LECTURE

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Retailing is an essential element in making East Grinstead a ‘destination’ and this is a great opportunity for all those with an interest in business, and particularly retail, to hear how a highly successful major branded company operates. Join Jeremy Seigal, not only to learn about WHITE STUFF’s reasons for coming to East Grinstead, their business model, marketing methods and how he sees …

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Morrisons Solicitors supports local young professionals to develop their network

Morrisons Solicitors supports local young professionals to develop their network

Morrisons Solicitors (Morrisons) are launching a fresh informal networking event within the Redhill and Reigate area to encourage young professionals to further their careers by connecting with their fellow business peers. Morrisons have been running Redhill & Reigate Connects (R&R Connects), a local business networking event within the area for over five years and have now expanded their focus to …

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Design Awards ceremony to be hosted by The Rt Hon Sir Nicholas Soames MP

Design Awards ceremony to be hosted by The Rt Hon Sir Nicholas Soames MP

Mid Sussex District Council, supported by Cordek, is delighted that Sir Nicholas Soames MP will help reward building projects that enhance the district by hosting the Mid Sussex Design Awards 2015. The Mid Sussex District Council Design Awards promote excellence in architecture and design which enhances the distinctive character of Mid Sussex. Sir Nicholas, who was recently re-elected as the Member …

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Sam, the gingerbread man

Sam, the gingerbread man

Many of us dream of running our own business and becoming renowned in our chosen field, but for Sussex resident Sam French, that dream has quickly become a reality – already winning Gatwick Diamond’s Young Start-Up Talent, having his quirky gingerbread bakes featured in Vogue magazine and even becoming a motivational speaker, inspiring fellow young entrepreneurs; all before he turned twenty-three …

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