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Risk Management eBulletin

Welcome to the HSE Risk Management eBulletin HSE is offering a free webinar on risk management for organisations looking to understand and control different types of risk in the workplace.  Find out more below Free webinar: Managing Risk 25 May 2021, 10:30am – 11.30am Join our free webinar – Managing Risk: From Assessment to Control. Bringing your […]


Novus delivers on its commitment to Build Back Better through refurbishment of homeless charity welfare centre

Leading nationwide construction and maintenance contractor Novus Property Solutions has completed its refurbishment of Manchester-based homeless charity Coffee4Craig’s welfare centre as part of the company’s Build Back Better initiative. Novus launched Build Back Better in February 2021 as part of its vision to be a force for good, encompassing three key focus areas selected by […]


Getting to Grips with Grants and your Self Assessment

The Self-Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) has been a lifeline to many sole traders during the coronavirus pandemic. Provided they’ve met the necessary criteria, these individuals have been supplemented with up to 80% of their average trading profits. However, these grants are taxable – meaning that they’re subject to Income Tax and National Insurance contributions […]