Author: Sophie Lewis

New award will recognise wellbeing in small business initiatives

Latest findings show that addressing mental health in the workplace remains a challenge, particularly for smaller workplaces and the self-employed.

HMRC ‘glitch’ with Payments on Account could lead to unexpected January tax bills

Self-employed workers need to be made aware that HMRC has experienced a ‘glitch’ within its system, which could very well result in higher tax bills.

FSB step up commitment to increase number of female entrepreneurs

FSB research finds women are increasingly becoming the job creators and growth drivers within enterprise.

Businesses encouraged to step-up data protection processes

With the news that British Airways will be fined £183 million by the Information Commissioner’s Office following a significant data breach last year, businesses are being urged to step-up data protection processes.

Three in 10 SME employers work during their summer holiday

The research was commissioned to better understand modern SME working habits and revealed changing expectations about working cultures.

Employers and recruiters urged to prioritise background screening

Recent data has indicated a rapid growth in demand for consistent international employee screening services.

SMEs welcome new measures to end late payment

SMEs will be pleased to learn that for the first time, large businesses could be fined for failing to pay smaller suppliers on time.

Companies urged to review GDPR

Although it has now been one year since GDPR was enforced, it is clear that more must be done to educate businesses on being compliant.