Author: Sophie Lewis

Pensions dashboard could encourage the self-employed to save for retirement

The FSB believes that easy-to-use pensions dashboards will be a great help for encouraging the self-employed to think seriously about their retirement plans.

Global demand grows for British goods and services

Latest figures show that demand for UK goods and services is growing significantly across the globe.

Lloyds Banking Group to commit £9 million+ to support SME apprenticeships

Small businesses across England will benefit from over £9 million worth of support to recruit and train apprentices by 2022 as part of a new commitment by Lloyds Banking Group.

SMEs positive about Making Tax Digital

From 1st April, Making Tax Digital comes into force for VAT-registered businesses, meaning those with a VAT taxable turnover exceeding £85,000 will need to keep records digitally and submit all future VAT returns using compatible software.

New government support for young entrepreneurs

A new government review backed by The Prince’s Trust aims to provide further support for the UK’s next generation of young entrepreneurs.

Digital Services Tax should be a temporary measure, advises CIOT

The aim of the UK’s Digital Services Tax is to ensure that digital businesses pay tax reflecting the value they acquire from the participation of UK users.

Give employees a sense of belonging for their commitment

According to Dr Ali Fenwick of Nyenrode Business University, a sense of belonging is just as important a retention tool as good pay and benefits.

Businesses urged to prepare for a no deal Brexit

HMRC are advising business owners to take steps to ensure they can continue to trade with the EU, should the UK leave without a deal.