HMRC defeated in latest high profile IR35 case

A radio presenter has become the latest high profile person to win an IR35 tribunal case against HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

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Managing business expenses is the biggest headache for SMEs

According to the latest research, managing travel costs and business expenses are the two biggest headaches for businesses in the UK.

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Over 800 cyber incidents reported to FCA by financial firms last year

According to new data obtained via a freedom of information request, financial services firms reported 819 cyber incidents to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) during 2018.

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Drunk people in the workplace cost UK economy £1.4 billion a year

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.

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Government announces new measures to ensure SMEs are paid on time

The Government has announced new measures to ensure that small businesses get paid on time.

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SMEs receive a record £6.7 billion in equity funding

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.

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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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Businesses are not adapting for millennial dads

In today’s society, there has been a ‘seismic shift’ among male millennials, yet, recent research has revealed that the majority of businesses are failing to understand that they need to be offering the flexibility these employees require to balance work

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HMRC backs down from pension tax case

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has recently withdrawn an appeal in a key court case over a 55 per cent charge it wanted to levy.

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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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