Insolvencies at highest level since 2014, figures show

Posted on 30 Jul, 2019

The number of company insolvencies has reached the highest level on record since 2014, new figures have revealed.

O2 Arena restaurant owner guilty of VAT evasion

Posted on 30 Jul, 2019

An O2 Arena restaurant owner who owed more than £1 million in company taxes has been sentenced to three years in prison.

Electric company cars and tax

Posted on 26 Jul, 2019

The number of electric cars in Britain recently hit the 200,000 milestone, indicating that the UK is finally coming round to the inevitable idea of an emission-free future.

HMRC collects £122 million in extra tax from overseas assets

Posted on 25 Jul, 2019

According to the latest figures, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) collected £122 million in extra tax from overseas assets last year following the introduction of the new Common Reporting Standard (CRS) tax system.

Google and Microsoft name UK tech sector as “world leader” in cybersecurity

Posted on 24 Jul, 2019

The UK has been named the “world leader” in the race to stamp out major cybersecurity threats.

Policymakers and business bodies join forces against late payments

Posted on 22 Jul, 2019

Late payments add an “unacceptable” financial and operational burden on small business owners, the Chancellor Philip Hammond has said following the announcement of a new campaign against unfair payment practices.

Gig economy workers could be compensated for cancelled shifts

Posted on 19 Jul, 2019

The Government has announced new plans that could see zero-hour and gig economy workers who have shifts cancelled at short notice paid compensation.

UK office workers waste 1.8 billion working hours every year because of inadequate technology

Posted on 18 Jul, 2019

Office workers in the UK waste 1.8 billion working hours each year because of inadequate technology, according to new research conducted by Insight.

What happens if my business needs help with payroll and auto-enrolment?

Posted on 17 Jul, 2019

Keeping on top of payroll poses a huge challenge for businesses of all shapes and sizes – which is why it is wise to seek specialist advice to ensure everything is running smoothly. The legislation governing tax and National Insurance

Controversial Digital Services Tax and private sector IR35 rules to be introduced from April next year

Posted on 16 Jul, 2019

The new draft Finance Bill will ensure a “competitive and fair tax system”, the Government has said, revealing that a number of new policies will go into effect from April 2020.