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New Royal Mail 2015 prices are now in force

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Don’t forget that the new Royal Mail prices are now in force. To précis the headlines: the price of a stamp will rise 1p so that means a First Class stamp rises to 63p and a Second Class stamp is now 54p. Royal Mail have held the promotional price for Small Parcels up to 2k […]

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6 tips to boost your eBay shop on social media

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Kaartik Iyer is a digital marketing and web design professional with a passion for helping ecommerce shop owners accomplish their goals. He is the founder of Infigic, an ecommerce focused digital agency. Today he shares some tips on using social media to boost your eBay shop’s presence, although the tips could just as easily be […]

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Growth Voucher application deadline: 31/03/15

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You still have a few days to apply for a Growth Voucher. And many people are: applications were up 500% in Feb this year compared to the same period last year. To mark the looming deadline Enterprise Nation has produced this info graphic that gives you the skinny on Growth vouchers.

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Royal Mail expands International Services

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International Tracked & Signed Royal Mail is extending its International Tracked & Signed service for businesses and individuals exporting to 10 new countries around the world. From 30th March, customers will be able to track the progress of items sent from the UK to 53 countries worldwide and obtain a signature on delivery. The new […]

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Doddle release Android parcel app

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Doddle have released the Android version of its free app as part of its mission to eliminate “while you were out” cards. Doddle say that they are “the only service of its kind to accept delivery of shoppers’ online purchases from any retailer or carrier and its free app is the next step in eliminating […]

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Enterprise Nation strikes deal with KPMG

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Enterprise Nation has announced an alliance with leading UK professional services firm KPMG. The pair will develop a package of accounting services, digital toolkits and events aimed at supporting British-based firms at the very start of their growth journey. Emma Jones, founder of Enterprise Nation said: “Working with KPMG means we can build on our […]

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HMRC fines of up to £2k for late Self Assessment returns

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One aspect of the new digital self-assessment tax system announced by Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne in the Budget this week is a new system of fines and penalties for late payment that could be as much as £2000. Plans for the new fines have only emerged in the last day or so as […]

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Cameron takes #vatmoss fight to Brussels

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British Prime Minister David Cameron will be raising the issue of VAT MOSS with the president of the European Commission during meetings organised as part of the European Council. New EU VAT rules that can into force at the start of the year mean that businesses selling digital products will have to pay VAT at […]

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Why lower prices aren’t always worth it

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Wiser is a dynamic pricing and merchandising engine that monitors, analyzes, and reprices retail products in real-time. Wiser enables retailers to boost profit margins and revenue, price with confidence, and improve merchandising through a sound pricing strategy. Today Angelica Valentine from Wiser discusses how to discount intelligently and add value to stand out from the […]

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Budget highlights that will affect your business

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George Osborne has delivered the final budget of this parliament, with the election just a few weeks away. It will be some time before the pundits come out with their full budget analysis but doubtless if you pick up any newspaper tomorrow you’ll find out how the announcements will affect your family’s income. In the […]

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