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“Sharp increase” in small businesses reporting cyber incidents

Posted on 23 Apr, 2019

More than three out of five firms report being the target of a cyber attack in the past year, new research has revealed.

HMRC criticised for closing down small firms due to late tax payments

Posted on 18 Apr, 2019

An alternative small business lending platform has criticised HM Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC) approach to small businesses that fall behind on tax payments, saying that the methods used to combat issues are “too aggressive”.

HMRC wrongly issues thousands of APNs

Posted on 16 Apr, 2019

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) withdraws one in 10 accelerated payment notices (APNs) it issues to businesses, new figures reveal.

One in three small businesses struggle to “make payroll or pay bills” due to cash flow issues

Posted on 15 Apr, 2019

Almost a third of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) struggle to make payroll or pay bills due to cash flow issues, a new study has revealed.

Gender pay gap figures “disappointing”, say experts

Posted on 12 Apr, 2019

Mandatory gender pay gap reporting had done little to level the playing field between men and women, a study has revealed.

Payroll: New legislation sees all workers receive payslips

Posted on 11 Apr, 2019

All payslips will now have to legally include the number of hours worked under new legislation introduced this week.

One year remaining to claim maximum marriage allowance relief

Posted on 9 Apr, 2019

Couples have one year remaining to claim marriage allowance refunds dating back to 2015/16, the year the tax relief first came into effect.

Submit Self Assessment “immediately” or risk fines, says ICAEW

Posted on 8 Apr, 2019

A leading accountancy body is “urging” taxpayers who have yet to submit their Self Assessment for 2017/18 to do so “immediately”.

UK digital start-ups rank well

Posted on 5 Apr, 2019

Imperial College Business School recently revealed that UK digital entrepreneurs ranked well, in sixth place compared to other European countries.  

Businesses are urged to take action and protect against cyber attacks

Posted on 4 Apr, 2019

According to statistics from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), 32 per cent of businesses identified a cybersecurity attack in the last 12 months – down from 43 per cent the previous year.