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.

SMEs hoping to increase international sales this year - 26 February 2018

Almost two thirds (64 per cent) of UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are hoping to increase international sales this year, a new study has revealed.

Companies House makes changes to protect directors from identity fraud - 23 February 2018

The Government will make Companies House safer to use following research that directors are “disproportionally” targeted by identity thieves.

Wages and productivity on the rise, new data reveals - 22 February 2018

New figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) this week have revealed that UK productivity has increased sharply in the last two quarters, while wage growth experienced a sudden surge in the three months to December.