95 out of 100 retail leaders believe that there needs to be a complete reform of business rates, according to a survey by the British Retail Consortium (BRC).
According to a recent survey of UK manufacturers conducted by EEF, almost two thirds of firms launched new products over the course of the last three years in a bid to remain more competitive in their specialist areas.
Amazon is opening a data support centre in London to help UK start-ups and support businesses using its cloud computing services, as well as bringing together some of the firm’s brightest and most creative minds in the industry.
Official figures show that the number of tax disputes with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) heading for the courts set a new record last year, with the number of outstanding tribunal cases more than doubling in the past five years.
New research has found that pop-up businesses of all sorts, from shops to bars to restaurants, are adding billions to the UK economy, employing 26,000 people and growing at 12.3 per cent last year, with the sector worth £2.3bn annually.
Following the announcement of today’s A-level results, a recent argument put forward by Labour leadership contender Andy Burnham, to phase out academy schools, has lost its efficacy.
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is to be given new powers to obtain details of millions of transactions from firms including Ebay, Paypal and hotel comparison websites in a bid to find people failing to declare their transactions as business activities.
According to new research the UK’s start-up population is increasing at record levels but many of these new firms struggle to survive more than two years, with late payments being one of the main obstacles to longevity.
Nicky Morgan, the education secretary, has informed school leaders that a national fair funding model will be ready in time for September 2017.
It is feared that family businesses and husband and wife / civil partnership teams will be hardest hit by the Dividend Tax changes brought in by Chancellor George Osborne in his Summer Budget last month.