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HMRC experiencing IT difficulties ahead of January tax return deadline - 9 January 2018

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has been experiencing a number of IT difficulties in recent days, as customers rush to file their tax returns before the 31 January deadline.

SMEs confident about growth - 8 January 2018

A large number of UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are hoping to expand this year, while others are anticipating a boost in business revenues.

New year, new website? What businesses want in 2018 - 5 January 2018

A recent poll has asked SMEs what they want to achieve in 2018, with most business owners planning to prioritise new websites, apps, and digital opportunities.

Small business growth hindered by late payments - 4 January 2018

Concerns have been raised that late payments are having a negative impact on growth for many small businesses, after research found that almost two thirds (62 per cent) of invoices issued by UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in 2017

Currency concerning SMEs in 2018, suggests poll - 3 January 2018

Currency volatility will be the biggest talking point of 2018 as firms settle into the new year, a survey has found.

Up to a third of millennials could be invested in cryptocurrency by close of 2018 - 3 January 2018

A new report has predicted that a third of millennials – those born between the early 1980s and 2000s – will have money invested in cryptocurrency by the end of next year. Conducted by the London Block Exchange (LBX), the

Only half of employees are happy with rise in Workplace Pension contributions - 3 January 2018

A new study by Aviva has found that only 50 per cent of the 2,007 people it surveyed would definitely stay ‘opted in’ to a workplace pension scheme following a rise in minimum contributions. From April 2018, minimum pension contributions

UK private housing stock worth £6 trillion - 3 January 2018

For the first time ever, UK private housing stock has surpassed the £6 trillion value mark, according to the latest research from the Halifax. The Halifax report has shown that in 2017 the value of privately-owned homes has grown by

Revenue aims for 100 serious and complex tax crime prosecutions by 2022 - 2 January 2018

With tax avoidance and evasion continuing to be high on the political agenda, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced its intention to achieve 100 serious and complex tax crime prosecutions by the end of the current Parliament in 2022.

Points mean penalties in HM Revenue & Customs late filing reforms - 2 January 2018

A shake-up of penalties for late submissions and payments under the Government’s Making Tax Digital (MTD) programme is to see a points-based system introduced, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has confirmed. The new system is set to be introduced in