MSDC Business Bulletin – Spring 2021

Welcome to our new look Business Bulletin The effect of the Covid-19 pandemic has been felt by all of us, personally and professionally, bringing with it new ways of living, working, learning and collaborating, some of which undoubtedly will remain with us in the years to come.  The pandemic had a significant impact on the work of the Council, […]

Networking & Advice Training

Dear all, There are additional courses available on the Recover and Rise Programme initiated by West Sussex County Council.  The programme is to help support small businesses across the county who are finding the current climate commercially tough.  In response to demand, West Sussex County Council has commissioned further free workshops in February.   The previous courses have been oversubscribed […]

HMRC Talking Points

HMRC’s regular Talking Points provide information, guidance and tips to help you to understand tax issues.  We have more Talking Points webinars coming up. There are a limited number of spaces, so save your place now. Off-payroll working rules from April 2021: Status Determinations and Disagreements: This webinar explains what Status Determination Statements (SDS) are, the off-payroll […]

Short-term ECMT permits: applications open for journeys in 2021

The Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the UK and EU allows for a UK haulier to undertake unlimited bilateral (point-to-point) journeys to and from the EU, and unlimited transit journeys through the EU to a non-EU country (though a permit may be required for your final destination). It also allows for two additional movements in […]

Close Business Skills Gaps FOC with Chichester Uni.

University of Chichester Dear Martyn, I thought BHBPA members would be interested to know about a new range of short courses (all completely free) that have been recently launched to help businesses fill a range of skills gaps. The courses are led by the Innovation South Virtual Campus and are hosted online to provide safe tuition. They teach […]