A quarter of the cases on HM Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC) list of major defaulters are from the restaurant and takeaway sector, according to the latest data.
New research has revealed that as many as 89,000 people are turning up to work hungover or under the influence of alcohol every day, costing the economy around £1.4 billion a year.
The UK economy has weathered the worst of the Brexit financial fallout and should be able to continue without “too much damage”, experts have said.
According to new research, thousands of UK businesses could find themselves under scrutiny from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) for failing to follow new rules on keeping digital records.
The tax gap – the difference between the amount of tax that should be paid and what is actually paid – has shrunk to just 5.6 per cent.
The Government has announced new measures to ensure that small businesses get paid on time.
UK industry is calling for the Government to delay plans to extend the IR35 tax law to the private sector.
Last year, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) attracted a record £6.7 billion in equity investments, representing a five per cent year-on-year increase.
The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed the UK’s employment rate was the joint highest on record at 76.1 per cent, and the rate for women was 72 per cent, the highest on record.
A man who opened the first ‘Neolithic’ burial mound to be built in the UK for some 5,500 years has been asked to pay more than £13,000 in business rates.