The Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLs) which has been described as a ‘giant bonfire’ of taxpayers’ money by a senior banker, has seen fraud investigations rise by more than 50 per cent in some areas.
Small and medium-sized firms could get a discount of up to 50 per cent on the costs of business software under the new Help to Grow scheme, it has been revealed.
Sixty per cent of small businesses (SMEs) are planning to recruit more staff over the coming months as we emerge from lockdown.
Major business bodies have this week launched a new supply chain guide in an attempt to address the worsening late payment crisis.
Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) leaders are optimistic about post-Covid-19 recovery time, suggesting it will take an average of 12 months for their businesses to make up for the lost revenue.
Increasing customer demand and the easing of lockdown restriction produced a rebound in small business activity across nearly all parts of the UK in March, as COVID-19 restrictions eased at the end of the first quarter.
Small business confidence rises to positive territory for first time since 2018 as non-essential retail reopens
Small business confidence has risen to its highest level since autumn 2014, a major study has revealed.
New initiatives to help SMEs get back on their feet have been launched, with a ‘shop small’ campaign and a new banking service.
Basic Payment Scheme opens for applications following “biggest change to agricultural policy in half a century”
Farming and agricultural businesses can now apply for 2021 payments under the new Basic Payment Scheme (BPS), it has been announced.
UK businesses are losing 12 per cent of their revenue because they are failing to reclaim VAT, the latest research has revealed.
The UK is set for rebound after business and consumer confidence rose to levels on par with those seen prior to the coronavirus pandemic in February 2020, according to the latest research.
With new rules and regulators set to be introduced around off-payroll working rules, known as IR35, for the private sector in April 2021, many people are still unaware of their legal obligations.
The last year has been challenging for many businesses, and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic has majorly impact the construction industry. But it is important to keep on top of future plans, particularly with the delayed VAT reverse charge
The Recovery Loan Scheme will help businesses restart and recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, the Government has announced.
The number of new businesses registered at Companies House grew significantly during the final six months of 2020, the latest statistics have revealed.