National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates The hourly rate for the national living wage and the national minimum wage depends on your age and whether you’re an apprentice. Yo ...
I have just read a very interesting comment in the Financial Times that was made by Ueli Maurer who is the Swiss finance minister. He has suggested that he believes that after Brexit Britain could be a serious competitor to S ... read more
Spring Budget March 2017 Read all about it! Chancellor Philip Hammond described his first and last Spring Budget March 2017 as one that “takes forward our plan to prepare Britain for a brighter future”. Please click on ... read more
Making Tax Digital The government are under continual pressure to rethink the imposition of the Making Tax Digital agenda. At the moment ten smallest of businesses turning over in excess of £10,000 per annum will have to com ... read more
FINANCE For many years the traditional banks were seen as the only source of finance for businesses and the poor SME business have been held to ransom. It is encouraging that there are now alternatives with a variety of lende ... read more
FSB criticises Williams & Glyn plans The Federation of Small Businesses said that Treasury proposals to make RBS provide £750m worth of backing for challenger banks and new finance providers instead of selling off the ... read more
Chancellor urged to address business rates anomalies The Institute of Directors has called on Chancellor Philip Hammond to tackle anomalies in the business rates system which sees high street shops pay higher rates on small p ... read more