SMEs are losing money by not having a website

According to new research, UK based small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are missing out on thousands of pounds each month due to a lack of online presence.

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What happens if I don’t understand VAT?

What your business needs to know about VAT…

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TSB launches digital advice program to support SMEs

A nationwide programme has been launched by high street bank TSB in a bid to help improve the digital expertise of small business owners.

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“Crunch time” to take action against late payments, say small businesses

Members of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) have called for an “end” to late payments as they continue to threaten the survival of businesses up and down the country.

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Business failure at highest levels since 2014, says FSB

The number of businesses who filed for insolvency increased by 6.3 per cent in the first three months of 2019, new figures have shown.

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UK outperforms every other EU economy in foreign direct investment

The UK has been confirmed as one of the top three investment destinations in the world, performing above all other major economies in the EU.

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What does the ‘Good Work Plan’ mean for businesses?

The Government has recently implemented the ‘Good Work Plan’ with the aim to improve the employment rights and workers. As a result, businesses will be expected to familiarise themselves and implement the following changes to their current working practices.

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HMRC extends £8 million customs funding training deadline

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced that the deadline for applications for funding from a Government initiative designed to help businesses prepare for the UK’s exit from the European Union (EU) has been extended to 31 May 2019.

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Making tax digital is live today, yet one million businesses are not registered

As of today, UK based businesses that have a taxable turnover above the VAT threshold of £85,000 will be required to switch to the new digital tax service to report earnings and calculate VAT owed.

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No-deal Brexit: Details published of temporary tariff regime

The Government has this month published details of the UK’s temporary tariff regime should the UK leave the EU without a deal later this year.

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New research has discovered the fastest growing UK industries for women

Marking International Women’s Day 2019, a study has explored labour market data from the Office of National Statistics to reveal where new opportunities are opening up for women and where potential new career paths may exist.

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UK Finance launches campaign in bid to help SMEs prepare for Brexit

UK Finance announced a national campaign encouraging small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to prepare for the potential changes and opportunities brought about by the UK’s departure from the EU.

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Innovative ideas to change the world: new business funding

Innovate UK Smart funding launches with £20 million grant competition for ambitious projects that could disrupt a global industry or market.

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HMRC crackdown on online tax evasion in the UK

The Joint and Several Liability (JSL) notices, were introduced in 2016 to protect British businesses from being undercut by overseas sellers committing VAT evasion.

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HMRC urging businesses to prepare for potential no-deal Brexit

Ahead of Britain’s upcoming departure from the European Union (EU), HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is warning businesses about the necessary steps they need to take to prepare for the unlikely event of a no-deal Brexit.

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