The Private Sector refers to all commerce conducted outwith government. Most individuals and businesses operate in the private sector. Keeping up to date with tax, VAT and areas such as pensions are important in the private sector.

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Why Keeping it in the Family is Sound Business

There are more than three million family businesses in Britain including household names such as Dyson, Clarks and Stagecoach according to the Institute for Family Business.

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Growth in UK Manufacturing

In June of this year UK manufacturing showed its strongest growth in two years. This appears to have boosted many people's hopes of an economic recovery. The purchasing managers' index (PMI) was 52.5 last month, which is a strong indication of growth since any figure above 50 is considered an improvement.

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Construction Insolvencies Increase By a Fifth

The construction industry could sink deeper into recession as the number of companies who became insolvent rose by nearly a fifth in the last financial quarter.

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National Minimum Wage

Minimum Wage UK – We Discuss News About UK Minimum Wage Rates. We also discuss wages for British companies who are facing increases of up to £6.08 an hour.

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Craft Construction Opportunities – Help and Advice

Craft Skills Opportunities – We Discuss Craft Skills Opportunities in the UK for Arts and Crafts Entrepreneurs, Businesses and Individuals.

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Building Services and Engineering Industry Help and Advice

Steedman and Company has extensive experience in the building services engineering industry having worked for over two decades with a large number of building firms and developers.

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Private Sector Seeks Help from Budget

Manufacturers and retailers have urged the Chancellor George Osborne to help them create growth in the next month’s budget.

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More British Firms Face Financial Trouble

The number of British businesses with financial problems is on the increase, according to a report by insolvency practitioners Begbie Traynor.

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Fears over the prospect of unemployment have dented consumer confidence, a new survey has revealed.

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PAYE Coding Notice Problems Uncovered

HMRC have had substantial problems implementing a new system to administer PAYE codes, it has emerged via an appendix to the department’s 2009-2010 accounting.

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