Government targets unpaid internships in employment reforms - 9 February 2018

The Government will crackdown on unpaid internships as part of its radical overhaul of modern working practices.

Cyber security ‘top priority’ for more than half of SMEs - 8 February 2018

Almost half (49 per cent) of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are prioritising investing in cyber security and cloud software this year, a new study has revealed.

Government supports small businesses through Carillion collapse - 7 February 2018

The Government has backed a £100 million support package for small businesses affected by the Carillion collapse.

New IR35 rules could be extended to the private sector by April 2019 - 6 February 2018

In recent days, reports have emerged suggesting that controversial IR35 reforms which were introduced in the public sector in mid-2017 could be extended to the private sector by as early as next spring.

Business confidence on the rise among SMEs - 5 February 2018

A new study suggests that confidence among British small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) rose slightly at the beginning of 2018.

Hundreds of thousands miss tax return deadline - 2 February 2018

Hundreds of thousands of taxpayers have been handed an automatic penalty after failing to file their tax return on time, the tax office has revealed.

Strong quarter for SME manufacturers - 1 February 2018

The latest figures from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) reveal that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) operating in the manufacturing sector enjoyed strong growth in the three months to January.