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  • 14 Dec 2017

    SMEs struggling to secure funding

    Recent research of nearly 1,500 SME decision makers across the UK, France and Germany shows that less than half (four out of 10) SMEs have been able to secure funding...


  • 12 Dec 2017

    Engineering sector challenged by skills shortage

    Engineering skills gaps and shortages continue to be a huge problem for employers, according to a new report published by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). Two thirds (61...


  • 11 Dec 2017

    Tax update: Evasion, avoidance, and compliance

    The government remains committed to tackling tax evasion and avoidance, aggressive tax planning and non-compliance, including those seeking to evade or avoid tax using offshore structures. Since 2010 the government...


  • 11 Dec 2017

    UK leads the way for new business

    More businesses were established in the UK in 2016 than in any other major developed economy, a new report reveals. 218,000 more businesses were set up last year, a six...


  • 11 Dec 2017

    Record number of small firms in UK

    The UK's small businesses contributed a massive £1.9 trillion to the economy this year, according to the latest business population statistics from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy....


  • 11 Dec 2017

    Value of rental property reaches new high

    UK rental property value has increased 6.4 per cent (£82.6 billion) since 2016, reaching a record high of £1.4 trillion. Despite concerns that buy-to-let investors would be put off by...


  • 07 Dec 2017

    Islington hailed as UK’s entrepreneurial centre

    Islington has topped the list of the best London borough for entrepreneurs.  London’s "Silicon Roundabout", which is located in Islington and includes parts of Shoreditch, and the Old Street roundabout,...


  • 07 Dec 2017

    Small Business Saturday spend tops £740 million

    Despite the cold weather, Britain's public came out in force on Saturday to show their support for small businesses nationwide. Now in its fifth year, the Small Business Saturday 2017...


  • 07 Dec 2017

    Tax and travel: Car and fuel benefits

    The taxable petrol and diesel car benefit is based on the car's CO2 emissions. It is calculated using the car's UK list price and applying the 'appropriate percentage', as shown...




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