HMRC to “Phase in” Entry Summary Declarations in no-deal Brexit

Posted in Blog, Brexit, Business, Business Blog, Exports, International, SME, SMEs / Business on February 22, 2019

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced plans to phase in Entry Summary Declarations should the UK leave the EU without a deal this March.

MP’s calling for more to be done to help the high street

Posted in Blog, Business, Business Blog, Consumer Spending, Corporate Tax, Corporation Tax, Economy, SME, SMEs, SMEs / Business, Tax on February 21, 2019

MP’s are backing calls for changes to the current tax regime in a bid to halt the current decline in UK high streets and town centres and allow them …

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Innovative ideas to change the world: new business funding

Posted in Blog, Business, Business Advice, Business Blog, Business News, Finance, Government Funding, SME, SMEs, SMEs / Business on February 20, 2019

Innovate UK Smart funding launches with £20 million grant competition for ambitious projects that could disrupt a global industry or market.

The VAT reverse charge and how it will affect the construction industry

Posted in Blog, Business Blog, VAT on February 18, 2019

This year could be the most challenging year yet for the construction industry, as HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has announced that the VAT reverse charge …

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Data protection: what happens if we leave the EU without a deal?

Posted in Blog, Brexit, Business Blog on February 15, 2019

UK businesses who share data with organisations in the European Economic Area (EEA) will need to take steps to ensure they continue to comply with data …

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SMEs striving for growth in 2019 with half looking to increase headcount

Posted in Blog, Business Blog, SME, SMEs, SMEs / Business on February 13, 2019

With continuing tough economic uncertainty, UK SMEs are still eager to grow their headcount by an average of 21 per cent over the next 12 months, according …

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ICAEW reveal valentine’s tax benefits

Posted in Blog, Tax, Tax Blog, Tax News on February 11, 2019

It may not be the most romantic reason to propose but with valentine’s day just a few days away the ICAEW are highlighting the tax benefits of getting …

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Government promises simplified customs procedures in event of no-deal Brexit

Posted in Blog, Brexit, Business Blog on February 8, 2019

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) will introduce a simplified importing procedure for businesses trading with the EU should the UK leave without a deal in …

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HMRC takes new measures to toughen stance on debt recovery

Posted in Blog, Finance, HMRC, Payroll, Savings, Wages on February 7, 2019

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has toughened its stance on debt recovery, by taking money owed to them directly from hundreds of pay packets during the …

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SMEs: The importance of purpose

Posted in Blog, Business, SME, SMEs, SMEs / Business on February 6, 2019

The importance of purpose for the UK’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) has been explored in a recent report. It found that a massive 91 per …

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