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My name is Joel Bissitt. I have been an entrepreneur for 24 years and have run many small businesses across various sectors. For the last 10 years I have worked mainly within online media, franchising and small business start-ups. I am an author of various websites including Franchise UK https://www.franchise-uk.co.uk

Christmas fraud: Mobiles and clothes top presents targeted

People are being urged to beware of fake products and websites in the run-up to Christmas.Offers for mobile phones, clothes, shoes and jewellery are the most likely to be fraudulent, according to the Action Fraud group. Along with City of London police, it is appealing to people to give …

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Zebras not unicorns

Zebras fix what unicorns break. That’s the motto of a new movement in the tech industry frustrated by Silicon Valley’s lust for so-called unicorn companies.A unicorn is a start-up valued at more than $1bn (£750m) – Facebook is a classic unicorn. The zebra movement was launched earlier this year …

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Valuable commodity

Football transfers were catapulted off the sports pages into the global media spotlight this year when Paris St-Germain broke – or rather smashed – the world record fee to snatch Brazilian star Neymar from Barcelona this summer.The French club paid an eye-watering 222m euros ($260m; £200m) for the player, …

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Chancellor challenged over stamp duty 'gimmick'

Philip Hammond is facing questions from Labour on his Budget stamp duty cut for first-time buyers and from Tory Eurosceptics on proposed payments to Brussels after Brexit. Labour MPs are challenging the Chancellor over claims by the Government’s own Budget watchdog, the Office of Budget Responsibility (OBR), that the …

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Police alert as fraudsters target festive shoppers

Christmas shoppers are being warned they could become victims of fraud after a big leap in incidents during the last festive season. Shopping fraud rose by a quarter last Christmas, with most victims targeted on online marketplace sites, police have said. Victims reported losing almost £16m in total, a …

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Multiyork collapse puts 550 jobs under threat

Multiyork, the furniture retailer, has gone into administration, putting 550 jobs under threat.The retailer will trade until Christmas at the earliest while administrators Duff & Phelps seek a buyer. Multiyork will honour all existing orders placed until 22 November and customers will be contacted by the retailer.The chain employs …

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Budget 2017: What does the stamp duty change mean?

Stamp duty will be abolished immediately for first-time buyers buying a home of up to £300,000, Chancellor Philip Hammond has said.For properties costing up to £500,000, no stamp duty will be paid on the first £300,000.Mr Hammond said this meant 95% of first-time buyers would see stamp duty cut, …

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FTSE 100 rises but housebuilders hit by Budget

Shares in housebuilders fell after the chancellor announced in his Budget a review of unused planning permissions.Barratt Developments was the biggest faller in the FTSE 100, down 3.7%, while Berkeley Group dropped 2.6%.Despite the falls, the UK market closed higher, with the FTSE 100 ending the day up 7.68 …

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