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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

Sainsbury's upgrade after Christmas sales rise

Sainsbury’s has upgraded its profit outlook after reporting a 1.1% rise in like-for-like sales over the Christmas period. The supermarket group, which also owns Argos, was lifted by growth in grocery and clothing sales though general merchandise revenues were down for the 15 weeks to 6 January, in what …

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Misery for commuters as strikes hit four rail firms

Train passengers are facing delays and cancellations today as workers from four rail companies go on strike. South Western Railway (SWR), Arriva Rail North (Northern), Merseyrail and Greater Anglia are affected by the 24-hour walkout being staged by the RMT union. It follows industrial action on Monday in the …

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Skilled worker shortage is reaching 'critical levels'

The shortage of skilled workers in the UK is reaching “critical levels” and a large number of companies are struggling to recruit qualified staff, a business group has warned. Research by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) showed 71% of businesses in the services sector are finding it difficult …

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Daily Mail accuses Virgin Trains of censorship

The Daily Mail has accused Virgin Trains of censorship after the rail operator stopped selling the newspaper. Virgin announced in an internal note that it had ceased stocking the paper in November because of matters raised by staff. The note said workers expressed “considerable concern” about the Mail’s editorial …

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Byron may shut 20 restaurants in rescue plan

Byron, the struggling burger restaurant chain, has placed 20 sites at risk of closure under a restructuring plan aimed at securing its future. The announcement, by business services firm KPMG, was brought forward shortly after Sky News revealed that Byron was seeking a so-called company voluntary arrangement (CVA) aimed …

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Microsoft pulls security update that freezes PCs

Microsoft said on Tuesday that it was suspending a security update after it was found to be freezing PCs. In a support blog Microsoft said that machines running on AMD chipsets were not going to be protected against the Spectre vulnerability, which was disclosed last week. The company said: …

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