SMEs increasingly exploring alternative finance options

A new study suggests that UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are increasingly exploring alternative finance options as opposed to relying solely on the likes of overdrafts, credit cards and savings to fuel business growth.

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Government urges business to take advantage of cloud accounting ahead of Making Tax Digital

The Government has launched a nationwide review with a focus on encouraging businesses to take up new technologies, such as cloud accounting and e-purchasing.

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Can you save thousands in Inheritance Tax using this tip?

A little known Inheritance Tax trick can save your family a significant amount of money when it comes to administering your estate. This is how it works.

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HMRC considers extension of IR35 rules to private sector

After much deliberation, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has finally shed light on the future of IR35 tax legislation in the private sector.

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SMEs anticipating substantial growth over next two years

New research carried out by Wesleyan Bank suggests that 65 per cent of Britain’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are anticipating achieving growth of at least 40 per cent in the next two years.

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Government proposes new tax measures to encourage green van driving

The Government has launched a new clean air consultation designed to encourage van drivers to go green, which could include additional taxes on ‘dirty’ vehicles.

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Treasury Minister warns taxpayers of HMRC phishing scams

MP and Treasury Minister Mel Stride has warned taxpayers to be on the lookout for increasingly elaborate phishing emails, text messages and phone calls purporting to be from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

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HMRC proposes important changes to CGT

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has proposed a number of important changes to the ways in which it collects Capital Gains Tax (CGT) following the sale of residential properties.

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SME owners suffering due to late payments

Research by the Prompt Payment Directory has found that small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) owners are both struggling financially and suffering from mental health problems as a result of late payments.

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Business confidence holds steady in April

A new study suggests that business confidence among small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) held steady in April.

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