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71 per cent of academies converted “to obtain more funding”, survey finds - 20 July 2017

Some 71 per cent of single-academy trusts (SATs) converted “to obtain more funding for frontline education”, a new Government survey …

Minister confirms increase in pension age will be brought forward - 20 July 2017

The Government yesterday announced fresh changes to the State Pension age, set to affect around six million Britons.

British entrepreneurship on the rise - 20 July 2017

A new study suggests that British entrepreneurship is on the rise and that small and micro-businesses are growing increasingly prominent …

Insurance tax hikes car insurance prices up by 11 per cent - 19 July 2017

Over the past year, the cost of annual car insurance policies has risen by 11 per cent, the biggest increase …

Report suggests significant customer service improvements at HMRC - 18 July 2017

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) handled 91.7 per cent of all customer telephone calls during 2016/17 – way above its …

Late payment problems weighing heavily on SMEs - 17 July 2017

More than a third (37 per cent) of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have experienced cash flow difficulties as a …

Solicitors warned to be on the lookout for ‘property fraud’ - 14 July 2017

In recent weeks, HM Land Registry has been contacting solicitors and conveyancers with important guidance regarding ‘property fraud’, which appears …

Businesses below the VAT threshold to be exempt from Making Tax Digital - 14 July 2017

Businesses below the existing VAT threshold of £85,000 will be exempt from the Government’s flagship Making Tax Digital (MTD) project, …