How will the Budget affect small businesses?

Posted on May 2nd, 2017 by Alun

How will the Budget affect small businesses? Anyone who runs their own business will be affected by changes in the Budget. Once again, the experts at Which? Trusted Traders have been hard at work and provided a handy break down of what some of the announcements mean for small businesses. Philip Hammond’s spring Budget initially Read More…

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Looking after your reputation – What is reputational risk?

Posted on January 31st, 2017 by Alun

Looking after your reputation – What is reputational risk? It can take years to build up a good reputation, and moments to lose it. In this article, Which? Trusted Traders look at how the way you behave at work can threaten or protect your business reputation. Reputational risk is the risk of losing money as Read More…

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Pensions: Auto Enrolment

Posted on November 30th, 2016 by Alun

Pensions: Auto Enrolment Pensions: automatic-enrolment and small businesses – how to get ready. Businesses that took on employees for the first time after 2012, will soon have to auto-enrol them into a pension scheme. Which? Trusted Traders explain what you need to do to get ready.  Auto-enrolment has been a buzzword since the Pensions Act Read More…

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What is ADR?

Posted on October 5th, 2016 by Alun

What is ADR? In this latest article, Which? Trusted Traders provide HETAS registrants an update on Alternative Dispute Resolution. When something goes wrong with a product you purchased from a shop, you expect a quick refund or to be able to exchange it without having to jump through too many hoops. The same applies to Read More…

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No contract no payment

Posted on August 30th, 2016 by Alun

Which? Trusted Traders update: Having a contract in place before starting work seems obvious. But complaints from customers and traders seem to indicate that the obvious doesn’t always happen. Most of the time, you quote for a job, do it to the best of your ability, the customer is happy and they pay you. However, Read More…

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Brexit: What does it mean for you?

Posted on August 3rd, 2016 by Alun

Whether you voted for or against Brexit, there is no doubt that the result of the referendum will have profound effects on this country and the people who live in it for years to come. But in the short-term, what does it mean for those who work in local trades? The situation now Despite the Read More…

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