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Making Tax Digital productivity boost expected to be worth billions to UK SMEs


12 Mar 2019

New research suggests that the UK’s SMEs could benefit to the tune of as much as £57 billion over the …
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Automatic Enrolment contributions to increase


12 Feb 2019

The next increase in Automatic Enrolment (AE) pension contributions for both employees and employers will take place from 6 April …
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HM Revenue & Customs drops insistence that all company directors must submit tax returns


12 Feb 2019

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has dropped its insistence that all company directors must submit tax returns following a series …
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Late payers to be flagged up to businesses under new proposals


12 Feb 2019

The Small Business Commissioner, Paul Uppal, has recommended a new “traffic light” system that will warn smaller firms which businesses …
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Just over half of businesses are prepared for Making Tax Digital


12 Feb 2019

A new study into preparations for Making Tax Digital amongst businesses has found that only 57 per cent of firms …
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Entrepreneurs’ Relief changes fail to meet up to the test


12 Feb 2019

During the last Budget, the Government announced new conditions to entrepreneurs’ relief that would take immediate effect to change the …
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Payroll sector prepares for key changes in 2019/20


12 Feb 2019

The next 12 months will see a number of new changes to payroll policy that could have an impact on …
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Debt recovery costs small businesses an average of £9,000


9 Jan 2019

The cash flow difficulties that late payments cause small businesses are well known. However, the cost of recovering late payments …
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Brexit uncertainty sends small business confidence to a seven-year low


9 Jan 2019

Confidence amongst small businesses has tumbled to a seven-year low – in part due to the uncertainty of Brexit. A …
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An end to the Entrepreneurs’ Relief ‘dilutions dilemma’?


9 Jan 2019

As a business takes off, the level of investment it needs in order to expand can significantly outpace growth in …
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