Does HMRC treat all businesses fairly?

According to a recent British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) survey, three in five businesses (58 per cent) believe the tax system is “fundamentally unfair”.

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Government names and shames high street giant over late payments

The Government’s Small Business Commissioner Paul Uppal has named and shamed high street health food giant Holland & Barrett over their payment practices.

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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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Government launches consultation on tackling SME R&D relief abuse

The Government has launched a consultation on changes to research and development (R&D) tax credits which are intended to prevent businesses from abusing the scheme for small or medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

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Shoppers getting irritated with cash-only businesses

SMEs and start-ups have less than five months to shift from taking cash only to accepting cards before a shopper’s expectations change. The higher demand in card payments by consumers is becoming a large factor in how a small business

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Shoppers getting irritated with cash-only businesses

SME’s and start-ups have less than five months to shift from taking cash only to accepting cards before a shopper’s expectations change. The higher demand in card payments by consumers is becoming a large factor in how a small business

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Barclays announce £14 billion fund to support UK businesses

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).

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Businesses losing out on £6.7 billion by using out of date accounting systems

Research carried out by Barclaycard found that more than one-fifth of finance officers consider their accounting software is outdated, while 16 per cent revealed that companies are not making the most of early payment discounts, losing an estimated £6.7 billion

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Chancellor wants to tackle late payments in the UK

Currently, in the UK, late payments are a serious issue, especially for small medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) who have to chase invoices from large suppliers, thus causing a disruption in the channel with resellers.

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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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