Brexit Update

Brexit Update

Dear Member, As I am sure you all know, the Forum represents our members issues and interests regardless of which political party is in government. We also realise that, like the country, our members were split in their views on withdrawing from or remaining in the EU, so we don’t hold a view either way. […]

Support the Great British High Street

Support the Great British High Street

The Great British High Street (GBHS) awards have now been running for 5 years and 2018 was successful for many across the UK.  The awards are launched across England, Scotland and Wales and 2018 saw Northern Ireland entered. 38 high streets across the country were announced as finalists in the ‘Champion’ and ‘Rising Star categories’. […]

Time to put your records in order

Time to put your records in order

It isn’t easy finding the time to put your records in order or sort out your business expenses. We can help with this selection of online support. The following live webinars are interactive. Simply ask your questions using the on-screen text box. Record keeping for the self-employed: Whether you use traditional or cash basis accounting methods, […]

Cyber Security

Cyber Security

Problems with cyber breaches are not just confined to big businesses and they can have serious and detrimental effects on smaller businesses as well. All businesses regardless of their size, now rely on systems that are based on technology, sole traders and micro businesses may have a single desktop or laptop computer, small and medium-sized […]