Business News


Businesses encouraged to increase readiness for no-deal Brexit


16 Jul 2019

Businesses across the UK are being encouraged to increase their readiness for a no-deal Brexit. The Institute of Directors (IoD) …
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Value of UK SMEs reach £3 trillion


16 Jul 2019

New research has found that the total value of UK SMEs has reached more than £3 trillion – with the …
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More than 150 chief financial officers and senior finance executives personally fined by HMRC last year


16 Jul 2019

Research by law firm, Pinsent Masons, has found that more than 150 chief financial officers and other senior finance executives …
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Remember to pay the annual data protection charge


16 Jul 2019

Businesses across the UK are being reminded that, if they process personal data, they are subject to a legal requirement …
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Incorporation no longer automatically resets the two year requirement for sole traders


16 Jul 2019

Entrepreneurs’ Relief (ER) entitles a business owner to significant relief from Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on the disposal of their …
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Government confirms that HMRC will get a higher priority when firms go bust


19 Jun 2019

From April next year, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) will rank third, just after secured creditors such as banks and …
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MTD for VAT – relaxation on posting supplier statements


19 Jun 2019

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has updated its VAT notice regarding Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT to relax several …
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Significant lack of awareness around gifting rules for IHT


19 Jun 2019

A new report published by the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) and the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has …
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EIS and SEIS tax relief funding passes £2.1 billion


19 Jun 2019

A rise over the course of the 2017-18 tax year saw funding for the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Seed …
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New code launched to help protect victims of sophisticated banking fraud


19 Jun 2019

A new code has been launched by 17 UK banks to protect customers who fall victim to a sophisticated form …
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