Up and down: Britons surveyed for economic outlook

Britons are feeling positive about their finances, but feel quite the opposite for the future of the economy, a report says.

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Proposed crack downs on Britain’s ‘hidden economy’

New proposals to tackle the UK’s so-called ‘hidden economy’ have been outlined by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) in three consultation documents announced late last week. The news comes after the tax authority said that the hidden economy (or ‘black

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Half of businesses have “negative” experience of HMRC, survey reveals

Just half of mid-sized businesses were positive about the quality of information available to them by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), a survey reveals. Of the companies surveyed, just 51 per cent had rated their overall experience of dealing with

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Think tank hits out at Living Wage

The continuing roll-out of the National Living Wage legislation should be scrapped, a think tank has argued.

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More than half of taxpayer appeals successful

More than half of taxpayer challenges to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) are successful, figures reveal.

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SMEs want access to single market

Access to the European Union’s (EU) single market is a priority for SMEs, a survey has revealed.

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Pensioners charged 30 pence on the pound by the tax man

The average retired household has a tax bill of over £7,000, research reveals.

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UK economy now worth £8.8 trillion

The UK economy is now worth £8.8 trillion, report the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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SMEs continually disappointed by HMRC

The services offered by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) are either ‘bad’ or ‘very bad’, according to a survey of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs).

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No slowdown in SMEs, figures show

After a rush to seize post-Brexit trading opportunities, business for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) is on the rise, reports reveal.

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