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SMEs chasing £50 billion in outstanding late payments

Posted on 10 Jan, 2020

UK small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are chasing in excess of £50 billion in late payments, according to the latest research.

Government announces review of off-payroll working rules

Posted on 9 Jan, 2020

The Government has announced a review of changes to off-payroll working rules ahead of their introduction in April this year.

Save the date: Spring Budget to be held on 11 March 2020

Posted on 7 Jan, 2020

The next Budget will be held on Wednesday 11 March, the Government has revealed.

HMRC reveals most egregious tax avoidance cases of the year

Posted on 6 Jan, 2020

Two conmen attempted to defraud HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) out of more than £60 million in tax after launching a fake investment scheme, it has been revealed.

Three million workers set for pay rise

Posted on 3 Jan, 2020

The Government has confirmed a pay rise for more than 2.8 million people later this year.

SME Health Check: Q3 figures show signs of improvement

Posted on 2 Jan, 2020

The latest figures from the Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise (SME) Health Check Index has shown positive signs of improvement, with business confidence increasing.

Exports to non-EU countries grow “five times as fast”

Posted on 23 Dec, 2019

Exports to non-EU countries are growing five times as fast as exports within the single market, new figures have revealed.

From zero to hero: the tumultuous turnaround of Lacoste

Posted on 20 Dec, 2019

Founded in 1933, the turnaround of French sportswear brand Lacoste is a business success story rarely told.

Late payment times double in 12 months, study reveals

Posted on 19 Dec, 2019

Late payments have almost doubled in the 12 months to December 2019, a new report has revealed.

Beales to “accelerate” restructuring amid “brutal retail environment”

Posted on 17 Dec, 2019

Department store Beales has drafted in business advisors to explore refinancing options, reports have revealed.