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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Nine in 10 off-payroll workers incorrectly paying tax, says HMRC

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has published new guidance on changes to off-payroll working rules coming into effect in the private sector next year.

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IR35: BBC Presenter loses appeal over £400,000 tax bill

Television presenter Christa Ackroyd has lost an appeal at the Upper Tribunal over her tax status at the BBC.

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Time to think about tax returns, says HMRC

Is it that time of the year already? Today, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has reminded taxpayers that they have just 100 days to go until the 31 January tax return deadline.

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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 grant schemes available for electric vehicle charging infrastructure

The Government has a number of grant schemes available to help with the installation of electric vehicle charging infrastructure, in order to support the wider use of electric and hybrid vehicles.

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Finance affecting SMEs and their export potential

According to the UK’s export credit agency, Capital Economics for UK Export Finance (UKEF), 60 per cent of companies have cited finance as a key obstacle to exporting.

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New cybersecurity project to protect businesses from online fraud, says Government

The Government is launching a new cybersecurity programme to protect businesses from the threat of online fraud.

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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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FCA announces crackdown on car financing industry

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK’s financial regulator, has announced a crackdown on the car financing industry, saving drivers £165 million.

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SME Finance Charter to “increase small business access to finance”

The new SME Finance Charter will ensure small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have access to finance, it has been revealed.

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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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Top tips to ensure your business is prepared for Brexit

The UK is currently scheduled to leave the European Union (EU) on 31 October 2019. However, it is still unclear whether that will be with or without a deal.

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How SMEs can prepare for Brexit

The department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has recently released a checklist to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) prepare for the UK leaving the European Union (EU) on 31 October 2019.

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Free sessions to prepare businesses for Brexit, says Government

Free Business Readiness Events will help businesses find out what actions they need to take to prepare them for Brexit, the Government has revealed.

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