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VAT made simple for trade businesses

Understanding VAT can be a challenge for small businesses - and the rules are particularly complex for trades. Benjamin Dyer looks at the issues.

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Striking back

Whether transport strikes, or weather disruption, planning ahead can keep your business running when staff can’t get to work.

Business planning

Sales and marketing

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Why Instagram rules for UK teenagers

New research shows that teenagers are increasingly using Instagram to follow their idols, keep up with trends and present their "true self" to the world.

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