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Category Archives:Business

HMRC crackdown on online tax evasion in the UK

The Joint and Several Liability (JSL) notices, were introduced in 2016 to protect British businesses from being undercut by overseas sellers committing VAT evasion. Read More

Businesses to be named and shamed under proposed new late payment system

A newly proposed traffic light system could be used to put a spotlight on businesses with track records of late payments. Read More

High Street sales continue to fall in December as retailers faced worst sales on record

For the sixth year in a row, sales have fallen on Britain’s high streets in December. Read More

Uncertainty stalling UK economic growth, warns BCC report

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

New reporting measures governing top executive pay come into force

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

UK retail figures jump in November following sales boost

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

SME decision-makers are ‘wasting two days a week’ on administrative processes

A new study published this week reveals that UK small businesses bosses and decision-makers are ‘wasting’ anywhere up to two full days every week managing workplace processes and administrative procedures. Read More

UK exports jump in 2018, figures reveal

The number of businesses exporting goods in the UK has increased to 110,000, new figures reveal. Read More

HMRC urging businesses to prepare for potential no-deal Brexit

Ahead of Britain’s upcoming departure from the European Union (EU), HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is warning businesses about the necessary steps they need to take to prepare for the unlikely event of a no-deal Brexit. Read More

Study suggests average small business is owed almost £25k in late payments

A new study carried out by cloud software provider Xero reveals that the average small British business is owed almost £25,000 in late payments. Read More

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