Get ready for Brexit, Government tells businesses

Posted on 29 Jan, 2020

The Government has written to businesses ahead of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU setting out what actions are required during the transitional trading period.

Small pubs to benefit from new £1,000 business rates relief

Posted on 27 Jan, 2020

Small pubs are set to benefit from a £1,000 business rates discount after the Government announced a brand new tax relief over the weekend.

UK set to become first country to implement paid statutory bereavement leave

Posted on 24 Jan, 2020

Parents who suffer the death of a child will soon be entitled to two weeks’ bereavement leave under brand new laws.

Government to introduce ‘tech tax’

Posted on 23 Jan, 2020

The UK is set to introduce a new tax on large US tech firms, despite pressure from the US and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to suspend plans to introduce the tax.

Employers consider cancelling projects ahead of new off-payroll working rules

Posted on 21 Jan, 2020

More than four in 10 employers will review their contractor strategy ahead of the new off-payroll working rules, a major study has revealed.

Beales goes into administration after failing to find buyer

Posted on 20 Jan, 2020

National department store Beales has fallen into administration after failing to secure a buyer, it has been revealed.

Taxpayers in ‘tug of war’ over business rates relief

Posted on 17 Jan, 2020

Empty commercial units are costing taxpayers more than £1 billion a year, according to a major new study.

UK start-ups attract record investment

Posted on 16 Jan, 2020

According to the latest research, UK start-ups attracted a record level of investment last year.

Spring Budget to address “shortcomings” of Retail Prices Index

Posted on 14 Jan, 2020

The recently announced April Budget will address “shortcomings” of the Retail Prices Index (RPI), it has been revealed.

Flybe line up administrators as finance talks collapse

Posted on 13 Jan, 2020

One of the UK’s biggest airlines has been threatened with administration after finance talks collapsed.