Inward investment from Foreign Direct Investment created over 57,000 jobs last year

Posted on 27 Jun, 2019

Inward investment from Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) created over 57,000 jobs last year, according to the latest figures.

HMRC expected to ramp up enforcement action after billions in tax goes missing

Posted on 25 Jun, 2019

Despite attempts to close the UK’s massive ‘tax gap’, the latest figures show that tax avoidance is costing the economy some £35 billion a year.

Debtors to be given ‘breathing space’ to get finances under control

Posted on 24 Jun, 2019

Individuals suffering from ‘problem’ debt will now be given a window of opportunity to help address their problems and repay what they owe.

HMRC refunds £1.8 million child benefit tax penalties

Posted on 21 Jun, 2019

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has issued £1.8 million in refunds after reviewing cases where families were hit with penalties for failing to register for a charge relating to their child benefits.

UK technology exports are now worth £3.2 billion to the economy

Posted on 20 Jun, 2019

 UK exports of technology were worth £3.2 billion in 2018, according to the latest data.

FSB joins forces with European super-body in bid to tackle late payments

Posted on 18 Jun, 2019

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has been announced as just one of 70 organisations to join the new global small business body, SMEunited.

Record investment in small businesses, study shows

Posted on 17 Jun, 2019

Small UK businesses received a record £6.7 billion in equity finance investment in 2018, a new study has revealed.

UK ranked as the world’s top fintech hub

Posted on 14 Jun, 2019

New research has revealed that the UK is the world’s top financial technology (fintech) hub, over the past three years high-growth firms have attracted more than £4.5 billion in investment.

Financial Conduct Authority set to clamp down on the buy now pay later market

Posted on 13 Jun, 2019

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is set to clamp down on the ‘buy now, pay later’ (BNPL) market.

UK pushes for international agreement on global tax rules

Posted on 11 Jun, 2019

The UK will work with the rest of the world in tackling the way global tech companies are taxed, it has been announced.