According to new research, start-ups and small businesses in the food and drink sector have been identified as the biggest offenders for not accepting cards as payment, upsetting half of the UK’s consumers in the process.
Teaching parents could be thousands of pounds worse off in the next financial year as changes to benefits take hold, a new study has shown.
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has launched a Small Business Online Forum where small businesses and the self-employed can get answers to their tax questions and can discuss other topics, from selling services abroad to getting help starting up.
The new teacher and school leadership pay rates for 2017-18 have been released by the Department for Education (DfE). Academies are not required to follow these pay scales as they are allowed to set their own wages, but they do provide useful insight and many academies choose to base their pay policies on them. This…Details
According to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), the number of employees paying company car tax has reached a five-year high, boosting Treasury receipts by millions of pounds.
The British Business Bank (BBB) has produced a league table of city councils and local authorities, showing which sectors and regions are attracting the most private investment. They found that city-based tech entrepreneurs get the most private equity deals.
Chancellor Philip Hammond announced in March that there would be millions of pounds of support awarded to businesses hit by the biggest hikes in their business rates bill. However, many firms are still waiting for the cash, even though the new tax year started in April, partly because councils’ software has not been updated to…Details
According to a leading think tank, the UK’s medium-term outlook is looking stronger than it did three months ago, as the unexpected general election result could result in a more business-friendly Brexit.
A new competition could see a start-up’s brand win worldwide exposure via the English Premier league (EPL), along with getting account management from the sponsor’s global management team.
Now that it has been confirmed that the Government is reintroducing the 2017 Finance Bill, business owners need to be aware that tax investigations are likely to increase once the new tax avoidance corporate offence comes into effect on 30 September.