Almost 100,000 businesses automatically enrolled into simpler customs scheme

Posted on 15 Oct, 2019

More than 95,000 qualifying businesses have been “automatically enrolled” into the Government’s simplified import procedures programme, it has been revealed.

Government reviews controversial loan charge after major report

Posted on 15 Oct, 2019

The Government has published its response to a major new report on controversial tax enforcement powers.

How SMEs can prepare for Brexit

Posted on 11 Oct, 2019

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has issued a Brexit checklist of six factors which small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) should check and prepare for before 31 October in the event of a no-deal scenario.

Government confirms that the majority of imports will go tariff-free in the event of a no-deal Brexit

Posted on 11 Oct, 2019

The Government has confirmed that the majority of imports, 88 per cent, will go tariff-free if the UK leaves the European Union (EU) without a deal.

Pizza Express “holds talks” with investors over £1.1 billion debt pile

Posted on 8 Oct, 2019

Pizza Express executives are set to meet with lenders today in an attempt to save the restaurant chain from collapse.

Pension trustees told to drive up standards in record-keeping

Posted on 7 Oct, 2019

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has warned over the standards of record-keeping among scheme trustees, it has been revealed.

Employers receive second Brexit bulletin from HMRC

Posted on 4 Oct, 2019

UK employers have recently received the second Brexit bulletin from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), detailing guidance regarding social security for employees working in the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.

HMRC announces additional £10 million in Brexit grants

Posted on 3 Oct, 2019

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has introduced an additional £10 million in Brexit grant funding.

Technology investment allocated to help researchers and start-ups

Posted on 1 Oct, 2019

The Government has recently announced that, as part of public sector efforts to invest in emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), it will invest up to £100 million in researchers and start-ups.

Government urges businesses to prepare for Brexit with new checklist

Posted on 30 Sep, 2019

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has written to businesses explaining what their regulatory and reporting obligations are for Brexit.