WE WILL NEVER FORGET THE 3 MILLION #EXCLUDEDUK

THERE BUT FOR FORTUNE GO YOU AND I. The lives and livelihoods of people starting a business, being self-employed or running their own limited companies are largely unimportant to both sides of the Houses of Parliament. So, we should not have been surprised at the merciless discrimination of over 3 million #ExcludedUK from income support…

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Why England Needs a Start-Up Ecosystem & Policies?

In this blog, I will play the role of the Shadow Minister of the B….ing Obvious (BO), and you will play an Incredulous Mainstream Media Journalist (IJ) asking the questions: The interview begins… IJ: This year will see record startups in Britain – why do we need an ecosystem and policies? BO: Every year for…

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Helping Each Other – Update

Still smiling This year has seen one crisis after another adversely affect the lives and livelihoods of 5.2 million micro-business owners. I didn’t think life could get harder for all startups and micro-business owners than when 3 million were excluded from government income support during the pandemic, but it has. Despite my best efforts with…

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5 Ways We Can Help Each Other Today

Our News Release launching the Micro Business Alliance and this fabulous website designed and curated by Ian Farrar and Mischa Steele have both been well received. The last week has given us great impetus with the Government and new members nationally and internationally. The support of Liz Barclay, the Small Business Commissioner, and the Shadow…

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#PayIn30Days and the Small Business Commissioner

#PAYIN30DAYS AND THE POWER OF THE SMALL BUSINESS COMMISSIONER I’ve just responded to the Government consultation on the role and remit of Liz Barclay and her team at the Small Business Commissioner’s office. I have recommended widening the remit and increasing the powers. Here are FIVE reasons why? 1. I want to see #payin30days or less as NORMAL in…

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