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How to Setup as a Sole Trader

If you’re a sole trader, you run your own business as an individual and are self-employed. You can keep all your business’s profits after you’ve paid tax on them. You’re personally responsible for any losses your business makes. Check what …

China Innovation Hub UK Event – Bournemouth University

The China Innovation Hub UK Event is being held to promote the Global Bournemouth University plan to the region through presenting the China Innovation Hub expertise and projects related to China, engaging with regional companies which are interested in business …

Portsmouth Business Support Bank

The Business Support Bank is a new Shaping Initiative coordinated by us here at WSX,  to help businesses in Portsmouth. Start up or established businesses who are looking for advice on their business and how to grow it, can access FREE …

Business Boost for Unemployed

  A major new project aimed at boosting business opportunities for people not in work has been launched. Budding entrepreneurs in the M3 corridor region are being invited to participate in the Inspiring Enterprise scheme. This two-year project is being …

2016 National Enterprise Network Awards winners announced

Enterprise support excellence recognised in unique awards programme The winners of the 2016 National Enterprise Network awards were announced at the NatWest sponsored National Enterprise Network Annual Conference on Friday 18th November. Winners in seven categories were announced by National …

New Digital Service Launched to Help UK Businesses in Global Markets

A new service was launched yesterday (14th November 2016) that hopes to help more UK businesses break into overseas markets. The UK Government has launched the GREAT.gov.uk trade hub, that they hope will assist businesses accessing millions of pounds’ worth of potential …

Autumn Statement 2016: What it Means for Business

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, will deliver his first Autumn Statement to Parliament on Wednesday 23 November 2016 at 12.30pm. The Autumn Statement is an important annual event, on par with the Budget, as it sets out the …

Innovate UK – Emerging & Enabling Technologies Competition

Innovate UK (IUK) has launched Round 1 of its Emerging and Enabling Technologies Competition. The programme will invest in new technologies and the underpinning capabilities that improve existing industries. The aim is to inspire the new products, processes and services …

Southern Policy Centre: The Thinktank for Southern England

The Southern Policy Centre was established in 2014 as the think tank and educational charity for central southern England. Their focus stretches broadly from Dorset to West Sussex, and the Isle of Wight to Oxfordshire. Above all, their work will …

North Dorset Economic Growth Fund

The fund can support initiatives and projects from start-up businesses. These are businesses which are moving from the idea stage to securing finance, setting up the basic structure of the business and are in the first phase of operating and …