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    By Jason Stockwood
    Chief Executive Officer

    24 Jun 2014

    Government must not rely on London tech firms to drive jobs

    The UK remains a tale of one city when it comes to start-ups.

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    By Jason Stockwood
    Chief Executive Officer

    28 May 2014

    Election results show small business must make the case for Europe

    This weekend’s European election results have dominated newspaper headlines.

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    By Jason Stockwood
    Chief Executive Officer

    24 Mar 2014

    A missed opportunity for small businesses

    The Chancellor has missed what may well have been his final opportunity to properly support the UK’s small businesses.

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    By Jason Stockwood
    Chief Executive Officer

    23 Jan 2014

    Small business owners shouldn’t need to be insurance experts

    The recent FT article from Capital Risk Partners’ Luke Johnson was a timely reminder of the vital role that insurance plays in the life of businesses of every size.

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    By Jason Stockwood
    Chief Executive Officer

    09 Dec 2013

    Government must do more for small business

    The country doesn’t need new tax discs – it needs real action to help small businesses rebuild the economy.

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    By Jason Stockwood
    Chief Executive Officer

    02 Dec 2013

    Businesses should welcome new parental leave rules

    The government’s new childcare plans are a welcome change that will be good for families, good for relationships, and ultimately good for society.

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    By Jason Stockwood
    Chief Executive Officer

    29 Nov 2013

    Change is coming

    Fresh thinking in any business requires a little creative disruption and the ability to bring new perspectives from other sectors. Curious by nature, I am continuously looking for new ideas and improvements. One of my most satisfying experiences as CEO of Simply Business has been the way we are setting new standards in how technology is transforming business operations and how we engage, listen and respond to customers. Our goal continues to be to deliver not just industry leading, but business leading customer service. Whilst we serve predominantly small businesses and landlords, we want to integrate smart customer service into to how we operate and deliver our products.

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    By Jason Stockwood
    Chief Executive Officer

    07 Nov 2013

    Living Wage increase should be welcomed

    This week’s Living Wage increase should be welcomed by businesses and employees alike.

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    By Jason Stockwood
    Chief Executive Officer

    01 Oct 2013

    Conference season disappointing for small businesses

    Ed Miliband is right to propose that the planned rise in business rates should be scrapped for small firms.

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    By Jason Stockwood
    Chief Executive Officer

    13 Sep 2013

    The coalition is not doing enough on red tape

    This week the government proudly unveiled new measures to reduce regulatory responsibilities for small businesses.

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