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New ‘Small Business Online Forum’ launched by HMRC - 3 August 2017

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has launched a new online tax forum, geared at providing useful tips to business owners and self-employed individuals.

The simple business mistake costing companies billions - 2 August 2017

A simple business mistake is costing high street retailers some £6.1 billion a year in lost revenue, according to a new study.

SMEs not doing enough to fight off cybercrime - 1 August 2017

A worrying new study has found that almost 900,000 UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have been hit by at least one cyber attack in the last 12 months, yet a large number of small businesses have no plans whatsoever

Data reveals sudden surge in Inheritance Tax receipts - 31 July 2017

New data has revealed a sudden surge in Inheritance Tax (IHT) receipts this year, despite the introduction of new rules allowing those who pass property down to direct descendants to tap into an additional tax-free allowance.

Million in tax repaid to savers who used pension freedoms - 28 July 2017

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has repaid some £26 million in tax on cash accessed through pension freedoms over the last three months, a report has revealed.

SMEs urged to consider flexible working - 27 July 2017

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are being urged to consider flexible working options, after a new study found that absenteeism is hitting business’ profitability.

Conditions similar to those in the run-up to financial crisis, says head of business committee - 26 July 2017

The new head of the business select committee has warned that today’s debt problems are similar to those in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis.