Trade credit insurance scheme to close

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The temporary Trade Credit Reinsurance (TCR) Scheme that helped struggling supply chain firms secure insurance protection during the pandemic will close at the end of June, it has been confirmed. In a statement, the government and the Association of British Insurers (ABI) said the scheme will close on 30 June …

NIC reliefs set for Freeports

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Freeport operators will be able to take advantage of a zero rate of secondary national insurance contributions (NICs) for employees, the government has announced. The National Insurance Contributions Bill, which legislates reliefs for those operating in Freeports, has now been published. The Bill confirms that from April 2022, organisations with …

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Businesses planning to adopt ‘hybrid’ working after easing of COVID restrictions

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A survey carried out by the Institute of Directors (IoD) has found that businesses are planning to adopt so-called ‘hybrid’ working once the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown restrictions are fully lifted. The survey of 600 business leaders revealed that 63% of firms intend to shift towards one to four days of …

The importance of Black Friday and Cyber Monday in 2020

The role of Black Friday and Cyber Monday in 2020

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The popular shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday are almost here. Since early 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought a high degree of uncertainty to the global economy, in a year already destabilised by the proximity of Brexit. Notwithstanding turbulent, the e-commerce industry has grown steadily during the same …

Amazon Prime Day: selling opportunities for Sellers by AVASK

Amazon Prime Day 2020: Opportunities for Sellers

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It is official: Amazon Prime Day 2020 has finally been confirmed for 13th and 14th October. Back in July, Amazon postponed the popular shopping event following the record-breaking demand caused by the coronavirus pandemic and a subsequent strain on its fulfilment system. Now, after months of speculation and leaked dates, …