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UK electronics sector boasts two thirds of growth in UK industry

According to a new report by Make UK and Santander manufacturing, the UK electronics sector experienced fast rapid growth in 2018. Read More

Many businesses unaware of the criminal offences associated with tax evasion

Three-quarters of businesses are unaware of the corporate criminal offences relating to activity which is seen to facilitate tax evasion. Read More

No-deal Brexit: Details published of temporary tariff regime

The Government has this month published details of the UK’s temporary tariff regime should the UK leave the EU without a deal later this year. Read More

Chancellor wants to tackle late payments in the UK

Currently, in the UK, late payments are a serious issue, especially for small medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) who have to chase invoices from large suppliers, thus causing a disruption in the channel with resellers. Read More

Number of exporting businesses increase ahead of Brexit

The number of VAT-registered businesses exporting goods across the UK has increased to 110,800, new figures have revealed. Read More

New research has discovered the fastest growing UK industries for women

Marking International Women’s Day 2019, a study has explored labour market data from the Office of National Statistics to reveal where new opportunities are opening up for women and where potential new career paths may exist. Read More

Shakira to face tax fraud accusation in Spanish court

The Colombian singer, Shakira whose estimated wealth is £176 million, is being investigated on suspicion of committing six separate counts of tax fraud against the Spanish Treasury totalling more than £12.5 million (€14.5 million). Read More

Thousands yet to register for EORI number, figures show

Just 17 per cent of businesses who trade with the EU have registered for an Economic Operator and Registration Identification (EORI) number, new figures have revealed. Read More

UK Finance launches campaign in bid to help SMEs prepare for Brexit

UK Finance announced a national campaign encouraging small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to prepare for the potential changes and opportunities brought about by the UK’s departure from the EU. Read More

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

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

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