Author: Sophie Lewis

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.

System failures result in seven million consumers unable to pay by card

“Processing card payments can be expensive for small firms. We need to see regulators and terminal providers collaborating to bring these fees down for the good of our economy” – says FSB.

APSCo members share their views on IR35 reform

The APSCo consultation sought views on how the extension of IR35 changes into the private sector should be managed.

LITRG release tax tips to help self-employed

The LITRG has published a new guide to help the UK’s self-employed workers to better understand the tax system.

Many SME tech employees leave due to work environment

A new report has revealed the reasons why employees leave tech start-ups and scaleups – with work culture and bad management being top of the list.

The truth behind why workers leave

More than a quarter of British workers have lied to their bosses about why they are leaving their job, with younger workers, LGBT and ethnic minorities more likely to fib.

FSB and Facebook join forces to help SMEs

The two also collaborate on Facebook’s #SheMeansBusiness initiative – a space for entrepreneurial women to make valuable connections and share advice.