Consumer spending rebounds, BRC figures reveal - 7 March 2018

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has published statistics which show that UK food sales were on the rise in the three months to February, but shoppers resisted from spending money on non-essential items.

IPPR proposes changes to UK tax system - 6 March 2018

In a recently-published paper entitled Tapering Over the Tax: Reforming taxation of income in the UK, The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has proposed major reforms to the UK’s income tax system.

SMEs unsure about funding options, study finds - 5 March 2018

The vast majority of UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and their owners are confused about business finance and funding options, a new study suggests.

Employers should take on workers’ unpaid tax bills, says MP - 2 March 2018

An MP has suggested that the employer should be responsible for unpaid tax bills when a worker has been mistakenly or purposely considered self-employed.

Almost three quarters of SME manufacturers expecting sales growth in next six months - 1 March 2018

Almost three quarters (72 per cent) of UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) operating in the manufacturing sector are anticipating strong sales growth over the next six months, while a further 59 per cent are expecting to achieve increased profits,

Experts predict record tax take as landlords look to offload rental property - 28 February 2018

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) stands to break records this year as sales on houses and flats generate a record amount of tax.

Watch out for ‘aggressive’ HMRC scams - 27 February 2018

Taxpayers are being reminded to be on the lookout for scam telephone calls, emails and text messages purporting to be from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), amid concerns that such ‘scams’ are growing increasingly aggressive.