New Government service has helped 200,000 start-up businesses

Posted in Accountancy, Blog, HMRC, SME, SMEs, SMEs / Business on January 7, 2019

Since the Streamlined Company Registration Service was launched last year, more than 200,000 start-ups have used the service.

Uncertainty stalling UK economic growth, warns BCC report

Posted in Blog, Brexit, Business, Business Blog, Economy, SMEs, SMEs / Business on January 4, 2019

UK growth is stagnating as a result of heightened Brexit uncertainty and other economic pressures, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has warned.

New reporting measures governing top executive pay come into force

Posted in Blog, Business, Business Blog, Employees, Payroll, SMEs, SMEs / Business, Wages on January 2, 2019

New regulations come into force today, 02 January 2019, to make companies “justify their pay” for top bosses, the Government has revealed.

New to exporting? Get a head start with Tradeshow Access Programme funding

Posted in Blog, SME, SMEs, SMEs / Business on December 21, 2018

Applications are now open for UK businesses to apply for grants to attend international trade shows and export their products around the world.

UK retail figures jump in November following sales boost

Posted in Blog, Business, Consumer Spending, Economy on December 20, 2018

The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have shown that retail sales have increased at a much faster rate than anticipated.

Mortgage interest tax relief changes explained

Posted in Blog, HMRC, Tax, Tax Blog on December 19, 2018

The ongoing changes currently being rolled out to mortgage interest tax relief have been strongly criticised by landlords and property bodies – but what …

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UK SME bosses don’t switch off over Christmas

Posted in Blog, SME, SMEs on December 18, 2018

According to a recent survey conducted by Vistaprint, more than half of small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) bosses and decision-makers in the UK will …

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SMEs spending billions on debt recovery services

Posted in Blog, SME, SMEs, SMEs / Business on December 14, 2018

The UK’s late payment culture is costing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) billions of pounds each year, new research has revealed.

Capital gains tax payment rules warning to residential property owners

Posted in Accountancy, Accounting, Blog, Financial Planning, Property, Tax, Tax Blog, Tax News on December 13, 2018

The Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) has issued a warning to residential property owners, about the need to carefully consider the timing of any …

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