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  • 21 Sep 2018

    Businesses in the community focus group

    The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) wants to hear your views on how small businesses play a part in their communities:  supporting charities, social enterprises and local groups. Small businesses...


  • 20 Sep 2018

    Beware of estate growth after death

    Experts are warning that large estates could be subject to a “hidden death tax” if they contain investments which continue to grow after death. Whilst the amount of inheritance tax...


  • 20 Sep 2018

    France attempts to lure UK fintech jobs

    France has launched a campaign offering foreign companies “relocation packages” in a bid to lure fintech jobs. The French junior economy and finance minister, Delphine Gény-Stephann, has announced a new...


  • 18 Sep 2018

    Warning: Be aware of mandate fraud

    Businesses are being urged to alert staff to the dangers of mandate fraud, after new figures show that losses more than doubled in the last year to reach £77 million....


  • 14 Sep 2018

    ONS: Economy lifted

    UK GDP grew by 0.6 per cent in the three months to July, helped largely by strong output from services. The UK economy grew by 0.3 per cent in July,...


  • 14 Sep 2018

    FSB director recognised at SmallBiz100 event

    The annual SmallBiz100* Blue Tie event took place last night at the Phoenix Arts Club in London, attended by nearly 250 SmallBiz100 representatives. Each year, the winner of the "Francesca...


  • 13 Sep 2018

    HMRC to use social media to identify tax evaders

    HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has warned that it will "observe, monitor, record and retain internet data", including blogs and social networking sites where no privacy settings have been applied,...


  • 12 Sep 2018

    London overtaken in the super-rich league

    Tax breaks introduced by Emmanuel Macron and a stronger French economy has lured the world’s ultra-rich to the country’s capital, with Paris now ahead of London for the first time...


  • 11 Sep 2018

    High street sales dip again

    Underlying high street sales have fallen 2.7 per cent compared with a year ago. According to the latest statistics, homeware saw sales growth fall by 6.1 per cent year-on-year in...




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