Surprise summer Budget on way
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has announced there will be a surprise second Budget in July.
Red tape and tax high on government agenda
Cutting £10 billion of red tape for small businesses and freezing key tax rates are among the highlights of the new Conservative government’s legislative programme.
Cyber insurance ‘should be norm within 10 years’
Cyber insurance should become as common a purchase for UK businesses as property insurance within the next decade, says the Association of British Insurers (ABI).
Experts issue warning over investment relief reforms
Tax specialists have warned that planned changes to schemes designed to encourage investment in small and growing businesses could deter some investors from taking advantage of the reliefs.
Drive targets first time exporters
A new government initiative has been launched to help businesses expand into international markets for the first time.
HMRC issues guidance on employment intermediary reporting
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has issued updated guidance on the new reports that employment intermediaries – like employment agencies and recruitment firms – need to provide for agency workers if they do not operate PAYE.