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IFS warns mega tax rises are required to cut deficit - 15 March 2018

In recent days, the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) has forecast that colossal tax rises will be required between now and 2025 in order to cut the UK’s deficit in line with Government pledges.

Chancellor calls for views on plastic tax - 14 March 2018

While yesterday’s Spring Statement revealed little, it did call for views on how plastic taxes could help the environment.

HMRC telephone scams growing increasingly common - 13 March 2018

In recent days, several reports have emerged suggesting that bogus phone calls from fraudsters posing as HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) officials are growing increasingly common across the UK.

Payroll changes all employers should be aware of - 12 March 2018

Paying your workforce should be simple. But with ever-changing legislation and regulation, payroll can be one of the more tricky aspects of running a business. With this in mind, we’re here to help you get to grips with upcoming changes

SMEs urged to consider ‘small, regular rewards’ for staff to boost productivity - 9 March 2018

A new study into workplace productivity suggests that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) looking to motivate their staff will achieve better results if they offer smaller, more regular rewards to high-performing team members, as opposed to paying their employees an

Women-led businesses thrive, helping UK economy - 8 March 2018

Today is International Women’s Day and, to mark the event, student body Founders4Schools (F4S) and tech recruitment company Mortimer Spinks have released a report which highlights the importance of female entrepreneurship to the UK economy.

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.