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Iceland’s Christmas savings scheme broke NMW rules, says HMRC

Posted on 3 Jan, 2019

The chief executive of frozen food retailer Iceland said he will fight HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) over a wage dispute.

UK first-time buyers benefit from stamp duty tax cuts

Posted on 21 Dec, 2018

According to the latest figures from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), over 180,000 first-time buyers have profited from the stamp duty relief scheme that was introduced in November 2017.

SMEs could use a helping hand over Christmas, study suggests

Posted on 20 Dec, 2018

A new study suggests that many small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) could do with a helping hand over the Christmas period.

Government announces new pension dashboard

Posted on 18 Dec, 2018

The Government will launch a new pensions dashboard in 2019 showing how much a person has saved, what tax they will pay and how much they can expect to live on in retirement.

High streets hang on last-minute Christmas shopping, say retail experts

Posted on 17 Dec, 2018

Enduring bad weather has led to a fall in shoppers hitting the high street, retail experts have warned.

Increase of SMEs hit with the cost of recovering late payments

Posted on 14 Dec, 2018

According to research conducted by Bacs Payment Schemes Limited (Bacs), small businesses in the UK are facing a bill of £6.7 billion to collect money they’re already owed in late payments.

Large companies contribute 12 per cent of all UK tax

Posted on 13 Dec, 2018

According to a recent survey, the UK’s 100 largest companies have contributed £84 billion in tax in 2017/18, a 12.3 per cent rise from the previous year.

Wages rise at fastest rate in a decade

Posted on 11 Dec, 2018

Wages have risen at their highest level for nearly a decade, a new report has revealed.

What happens if I want to revolutionise my business with cloud accounting?

Posted on 10 Dec, 2018

With Making Tax Digital (MTD) just around the corner, businesses are looking towards cloud accounting as the ideal solution to help with their transition to digital tax reporting.

Uncertainty weighing on small business confidence, says FSB

Posted on 10 Dec, 2018

Small business confidence has dropped to its lowest point since the aftermath of the financial crisis, a new survey has revealed.