Government to simplify corporate tax regime for small businesses

The Treasury has today responded to the Office of Tax Simplification’s (OTS) major new report, simplifying tax for smaller businesses.

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Government announces £56 million funding to boost business productivity

The Government has launched a new £56 million wave of funding in a bid to boost productivity throughout the UK economy.

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BRC leading calls for more to be done to protect the retail industry

According to the latest data from the British Retail Consortium (BRC), there were around 85,000 job losses in the retail sector in the past year.

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Government awards £2 million fund to help solve problems faced by small businesses

The Government has announced that a £2 million fund is to be distributed in a bid to help address many of the common problems faced by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

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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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Businesses taking extra cash-flow measures ahead of Brexit

According to the latest research, small business owners are increasing the amount of cash they’re holding in current accounts ahead of Brexit.

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More than 2,800 retail stores closed during first half of 2019

According to the latest industry research, around 16 shops are closing every single day on UK high streets as retailers look to restructure their businesses and adapt to increased levels of online shopping.

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Government delays domestic VAT reverse charge until October 2020

The Government has announced that it will delay the implementation of the domestic VAT reverse charge for building and construction services by a year.

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New council to increase access to small business finance, says minister

A new enterprise scheme will help small and medium-sized businesses to access finance and take advantage of post-Brexit business opportunities, it has been revealed.

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Government launches £10 million Brexit Readiness Fund

The Government has launched a £10 million Brexit readiness fund that will help provide support for businesses who are preparing for Brexit ahead of the 31 October deadline.

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Late payments causing businesses more problems than last year

According to the latest research from the Independent Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW), late payments are more of a problem for businesses than they were last year.

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Burgeoning costs of employment forcing small businesses to cut back on investment

The rising legal minimum wage is forcing small businesses to cut back on investment and reduce headcount, a new study has revealed.

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Thousands of businesses struggling to get to grips with MTD

According to the latest industry research, thousands of businesses are struggling to get to grips with Making Tax Digital (MTD).

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Top industries for employer pension contributions revealed

Preparing for life after work has become one of the most important considerations for workers as they bid to secure their financial future.

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Government encouraging SMEs to sign up for funding to help with Brexit

The Government is encouraging UK small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to register for funding to help them cope with a new customs system following a potential no-deal Brexit.

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