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19 Oct 2021

This is the £200 threshold that determines the response by the police, and theft below this level does not always merit a police visit and offenders can plead guilty by post.

19 Oct 2021

The FCA have recently announced significant increases in their base ratefees that will have an unfavourable effect, particularly on smaller independent retailers.

18 Oct 2021

Cycling Industry News has announced the launch of its 2022 Market Data drive and once again invites UK-based independent bike retailers to participate.

18 Oct 2021

#BikeIsBest,the cycle industry campaign supported by leading brands, retailers, organisations and cycling advocacy groups, has launched its latest campaign: When more people cycle, everyone...

18 Oct 2021

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Cycling & Walking (APPGCW) have an upcoming meeting on Monday the 18th October focussing on initiatives to promote walking


14 Oct 2021

Originally due to end on 31 December 2021, it has since been announced (4th October 2021) that the scheme has been extended until March 2022.

13 Oct 2021

Cytech continues to be in record-breaking demand as it now sees the highest ever number of technicians certified within one month in September 2021 - with over 115 in the UK alone!

13 Oct 2021

According to UK Finance, 'The new £100 limit is designed to balance security, convenience and consumer demand."

11 Oct 2021

With current incentives andfunding grants in place employers taking on new apprentices could receive up to £4,000 per apprentice.

11 Oct 2021

Your Business Journey to Net Zero, is a series of locally focused virtual events, designed to help small businesses who want to play theirpart in climate change, but don't know where is best to...

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Plan for Jobs Update restates National Living Wage commitment

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News , Creative News, Political News

HM Treasury has published a progress update on its PlaHouses of Parliament, budget 2020n for Jobs.

The report finds that one-in-three workers were furloughed during the pandemic and one-in-four self employed businesses claimed via the Self Employment Income Support Scheme.

Job vacancies are now at their highest since records began in 2001 and government is prioritising action to fill HGV driver roles in the supply chain.

63,000 young people have now begun kickstart placements which see wages, pension and national insurance costs covered by the Government.

The report restates the government's objective to increase the National Living Wage to two-thirds of median earnings by 2024.

The government also recently announced a record £650 billion infrastructure investment will support 425,000 jobs a year, according to a new Infrastructure Pipeline launched on Monday alongside the Government's latest Plan for Jobs Progress Update. 

 

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