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FSB joins forces with European super-body in bid to tackle late payments

Posted on 18 Jun, 2019

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has been announced as just one of 70 organisations to join the new global small business body, SMEunited.

Record investment in small businesses, study shows

Posted on 17 Jun, 2019

Small UK businesses received a record £6.7 billion in equity finance investment in 2018, a new study has revealed.

UK ranked as the world’s top fintech hub

Posted on 14 Jun, 2019

New research has revealed that the UK is the world’s top financial technology (fintech) hub, over the past three years high-growth firms have attracted more than £4.5 billion in investment.

Financial Conduct Authority set to clamp down on the buy now pay later market

Posted on 13 Jun, 2019

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is set to clamp down on the ‘buy now, pay later’ (BNPL) market.

UK pushes for international agreement on global tax rules

Posted on 11 Jun, 2019

The UK will work with the rest of the world in tackling the way global tech companies are taxed, it has been announced.

Taxpayers entitled to refunds after High Income Child Benefit Charge review

Posted on 11 Jun, 2019

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced that it will refund taxpayers who did not register for the High Income Child Benefit Charge (HICBC) providing they have a “reasonable excuse” for not doing so.

HMRC withdraws its appeal against pension tax case

Posted on 7 Jun, 2019

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has recently withdrawn an appeal against a key pension tax court case.

UK food and drink exports reach £5.8 billion in record first quarter

Posted on 6 Jun, 2019

UK food and drink exports reached £5.8 billion in the first quarter of 2019, a record high for first-quarter sales values, according to the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).

Enterprise Investment Scheme raises £20 billion since inception

Posted on 4 Jun, 2019

Companies in the UK have received tax-free investment of over £20 billion since the introduction of the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) in 1993, new figures have revealed.

What happens if…I want to set up a UK subsidiary

Posted on 4 Jun, 2019

Despite some of the recent doom and gloom, the UK still offers excellent opportunities to foreign businesses looking to expand their market or benefit from the UK’s generous reliefs and extensive pool of talent. Registering a new business in the