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Pension fraud: how to identify and report scams

Posted on 10 May, 2021

Nearly £2 million was lost to pension fraud in the first three months of 2021, new figures have revealed. The research, published by Action Fraud, the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime, highlights the risk of fraud and

Could Britcoin be the new currency in the UK?

Posted on 7 May, 2021

Sources revealed that the British Government has asked the Bank of England to find a way to launch a new digital currency, which has been coined ‘Britcoin’, to use alongside Sterling pounds.

New UK-India Enhanced Trade Partnership could “double trade” by 2030

Posted on 7 May, 2021

The UK and India agreed on 4 May 2021 to an Enhanced Trade Partnership that could “double trade” by 2030.

Finding the right finance for your business

Posted on 5 May, 2021

In an ideal world, the costs of doing business can be covered by the proceeds of work already undertaken or goods already sold. Unfortunately, we do not live in an ideal world. We live in the world of late payments,

HMRC and Covid-related scams increased 71 per cent since 2019

Posted on 29 Apr, 2021

In 2020, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) received 975,420 accounts of suspicious contact from the public. Out of that figure, 552,885 of these were fraudulent tax rebates. In 2019, there were 569,140 accounts, which means 2020 saw a decrease of

New grant funding scheme to support international distribution of British film and TV productions, Government reveals

Posted on 27 Apr, 2021

The Government has this week launched a £7 million grant fund to help filmmakers export their productions around the world.

UK technology sector booms in wake of coronavirus pandemic, figures reveal

Posted on 27 Apr, 2021

The UK technology sector has continued to grow despite severe Covid-19 disruption, the latest figures have revealed.

Make sure to make full use of the pension allowance this tax year

Posted on 23 Apr, 2021

It is never too early in the tax year to start thinking about making pension contributions, especially given the potential tax savings on offer. 

Kent Access Permit scheme scrapped as export traffic returns to normal levels

Posted on 20 Apr, 2021

Hauliers “no longer need” a Kent Access Permit (KAP) to travel between the UK and the EU, it has been confirmed.

One in five UK businesses now ‘zombie companies’, study reveals

Posted on 19 Apr, 2021

The proportion of ‘zombie companies’ in the UK has risen to 20 per cent since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, a major study has revealed.