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Apprenticeship Levy

An informative presentation in January from Wirral Met College covering apprenticeship reforms. The Apprenticeship Levy is being introduced from 6 April 2017 and will be payable by large employers. The Levy will be 0.5% of the employer’s pay bill, which is explained later in this article, but there is an annual allowance of £15,000.The allowance

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Priory Newsletter

Welcome to the current edition of our newsletter, Quay Points, designed to keep you informed of the latest Business, Tax and Financial issues.

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QBF – Autumn Season 2016

Looking forward to catching up at the Quay Business Forum tomorrow after the summer break. Speaker – David James of People Solutions (North West) Ltd, will be covering: “Coping With Stress” – To enable participants to identify and analyse their individual susceptibility to stress and recognise signs of stress. To practice relaxation techniques that help

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Is Social Media Good or Bad for Business?

Advancing technology has long been a catalyst for change in the workplace and something we all now have to embrace in one form or another. But how do you really feel about it? Does it bring those hoped for business advantages; are you able to use it for screening prospective recruits or do you find

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The Priory Partnership Charity Fundraising – THANK YOU!

Because of your generosity, our fundraising has been a huge success! In celebration of our 20th anniversary this year, the Priory Partnership and Priory Financial Management, stepped up our ongoing campaign to raise funds to support Claire House Children’s Hospice.

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Green Eggs and Spam

A very entertaining presentation at the Quay Business Forum (QBF) this morning from Kurt Beaumont-Jones of Vigo IT Solutions Ltd. Topic – “Green Eggs and Spam” – A lighthearted look at spam email DNS blocklists, how you end up on them and how you get removed from them! Our next QBF meeting is September 14th,

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Dividend Tax in 2016-17 PAYE

A new dividend tax comes into effect from 6 April 2016 and it appears that HMRC are using this as another way to try to get some more tax paid in advance with the use of PAYE codes. We have already seen a number of tax codes from HMRC where an estimated dividend tax amount

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Vigo Doubles Its Size

A Birkenhead-based IT support firm adds five new jobs to its workforce in bid for future growth. When Kurt Beaumont-Jones and Mike Lewis founded Vigo IT Solutions in 2008, they had written two main objectives in the business plan, to be a successful local company and to help develop and harness the skills of young

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Welcome to Quay Business Forum’s new website! Here you will find information about each sponsor and the business support services they provide across Wirral, Merseyside and Cheshire, as well as upcoming event dates and reviews of networking events with content about speakers, presentations and discussions. If you’d like to attend a networking event, please click

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