Business News


Offshore structures face crackdown


25 Jun 2013

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has teamed up with tax authorities in the United States and Australia to investigate data …
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Consultancy charges to be axed for worker pension pots


25 Jun 2013

The government is stepping in to tackle inappropriate charges in automatic enrolment pension schemes. The Department for Work & Pensions …
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New help to boost SME cyber security


25 May 2013

Small businesses have been offered new support to help protect against cyber attacks. The move came after the Information Security …
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New NMW rates confirmed


25 May 2013

The government has announced the new National Minimum Wage (NMW) rates that will take effect on 1 October. The following …
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Late filing penalties start adding up


25 May 2013

More penalties are on the way in May for taxpayers who have failed to submit their 2011-12 tax return online. …
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RTI triggers national insurance number guidance


25 May 2013

Following the introduction of Real Time Information (RTI) reporting for PAYE, employers have been given new guidance on verifying or …
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‘Too good to be true’ pension release claims targeted


25 May 2013

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has issued a new warning on the risks involved in the early accessing or unlocking …
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Tax campaign targets sales of second homes


25 May 2013

Tax investigators are to target people who have sold properties that are not their main homes and have not informed …
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Funding for Lending given new boost


25 May 2013

Business leaders have given a cautious welcome to the governments’ plan to extend the Funding for Lending scheme. The scheme …
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