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Late payment culture is affecting a quarter of SMEs

Posted on 16 Aug, 2019

New research has revealed that late payments are causing more damage to the small business economy than almost any other factor.

Are you aware of the CGT changes for 2020-21?

Posted on 15 Aug, 2019

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has recently announced that it will implement capital gains tax (CGT) changes, which will affect landlords, to the tax system for the 2020-21 tax year.

Boots, Asda and Specsavers push back against business rates

Posted on 13 Aug, 2019

Some of the UK’s top retail stores, including Asda and Boots, have joined the fight against spiralling business rates.

UK freeports to be included in Post-Brexit trade policy

Posted on 13 Aug, 2019

The Government is planning to set up a group of freeports around the UK that will provide businesses with duty-free trade zones that have added tax and customs advantages.

FSB calls for “urgent action” to help out Britain’s exporters

Posted on 13 Aug, 2019

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has called on the Government to urgently help UK exporters prepare for Brexit.

Half of all SMEs make errors when filing VAT returns

Posted on 8 Aug, 2019

Half of all small-medium sized enterprises (SMEs) make mistakes when filing their VAT returns, according to new research.

£108 million pledged to small businesses for no-deal Brexit prep “not enough”

Posted on 6 Aug, 2019

More than £108 million will be made available to help small businesses prepare for a no-deal Brexit, the Government has revealed.

New cybersecurity toolkit can prevent 85 per cent of attacks, experts claim

Posted on 5 Aug, 2019

A new cybersecurity toolkit for small businesses has been launched to help businesses deal with the increasing number of cyberattacks.

Capital gains tax bill reaches record level

Posted on 2 Aug, 2019

Official figures have revealed that the Government collected a record £8.8 billion in capital gains tax (CGT) during the last tax year.

UK fintech investment hits £2.4 billion worldwide funding drop

Posted on 1 Aug, 2019

Investment in UK fintech (Financial Technology) firms in the UK reached more than £2.47 billion in the first six months of 2019, despite a drop in the worldwide fintech funding market during the same period.