2.1 million small businesses ‘yet to start a plan’ for the GDPR

Posted in Blog on November 21, 2017

More than two million UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have not yet begun preparing for the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), …

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Hammond urged to support manufacturing in Autumn Budget

Posted in Blog on November 20, 2017

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has called on the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, to address the UK’s “productivity problem” by using this …

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Think tank calls for R&D tax credit reform

Posted in Blog on November 17, 2017

A key think tank has criticised the effectiveness of the research and development (R&D) tax credit scheme, after it claimed that 80 per cent of such …

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SME retailers urged to take advantage of Black Friday

Posted in Blog on November 16, 2017

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) operating in the retail sector are being urged to take advantage of Black Friday. The calls come after research …

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Chancellor under mounting pressure to address SDLT

Posted in Blog on November 15, 2017

Chancellor Philip Hammond is facing ever-increasing pressure to address Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) in next week’s Autumn Budget, amid concerns that activity …

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How can SMEs boost productivity?

Posted in Blog on November 14, 2017

The best way for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to boost workplace productivity is to offer more flexible working opportunities to employees, …

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Study sheds light on SME growth trends

Posted in Blog on November 13, 2017

A new study has revealed the UK’s top business sectors in terms of small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) growth.

“Taxing robots would not protect jobs”, claims CPS

Posted in Blog on November 10, 2017

Opposition-led calls for a “tax on robots” have been shut down by a new report, which highlights the potential for growth and productivity by adding …

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SMEs still confused about the GDPR

Posted in Blog on November 9, 2017

A new study suggests that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are still confused about the upcoming General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

OTS proposes VAT simplification review

Posted in Blog on November 8, 2017

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