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.
The demand for UK goods and services “is growing across the globe”, a new study has revealed.
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has this month downgraded its growth expectations for the UK economy in response to “continued Brexit uncertainty”.
Barclays bank have announced plans for a major lending fund worth £14 billion pounds, which will help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to flourish once the UK has left the European Union (EU).
The Bank of England’s (BoE) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has unanimously voted to maintain the UK interest rate at 0.75 per cent amid uncertainty about the potential nature and timing of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union.
The Government has announced details of the first public consultation on its plans to make HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) a secondary preferential creditor for certain tax debts which are paid by employees and customers after the insolvency of a
MP’s are backing calls for changes to the current tax regime in a bid to halt the current decline in UK high streets and town centres and allow them to flourish in the future.
Although the government has stated that cuts in corporation tax will ultimately increase revenue, HMRC has argued that it could actually cost the public around £6.2 billion a year.
In November, Britain saw the largest rise in overall real wages since September 2016, raising the spending power of the average British worker to the highest it has been in two years.