Monthly Archives October 2018

Santa’s Post Office is coming to Fleet

  Fleet Business Improvement District has a lovely surprise for the people of Fleet this Christmas as Santa’s Post Office comes to the Hart Shopping Centre. From 24th November children can visit the elves at Santa’s Post Office and write their letter to Santa. Elves will be on hand to help children send their letter and parents can watch as excited children post their letter in the Post Box and see their letter travel all the way to Lapland. And what’s more entry is completely FREE! Santa’s Post Office opens on Saturday 24th November until Sunday 23rd December and is situated
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What does the 2018 budget mean for business?

The 2018 budget delivered by Chancellor Philip Hammond included several measures designed to help business including: • The annual investment allowance will be increased from £200,000 to £1m for two years. • The contribution of small companies to apprenticeship levy to be reduced from 10% to 5%. • Business rates bills for firms with a rateable value of £51,000 or less to be cut by third over two years as part of £900m business rates relief package. This measure is expected to benefit 90% of independent shops, pubs and restaurants, cutting bills by £8,000. • A £650m fund was announced
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Mental Health First Aid Training for businesses in the BID area

  World Mental Health Day takes place on 10 October every year and this year the Fleet Business Improvement District is looking at the possibility of providing Mental Health First Aid training for companies in the BID area. This course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider and equips delegates with: An in depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress, equipping people with the knowledge and skills to support staff with mental health problems or who
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