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Debt recovery costs small businesses an average of £9,000 - January 15, 2019

The cash flow difficulties that late payments cause small businesses are well known. However, the cost of recovering late … Read more


Big increase in P2P lending - December 12, 2018

The fifth annual UK Alternative Finance Industry Report has revealed a 65 per cent year-on-year increase in peer-to-peer … Read more


National Living Wage to rise in April 2019 - November 13, 2018

In his latest Budget speech to the Commons, Chancellor Philip Hammond announced that the National Living Wage and National … Read more


Payee names to be required for bank transfers in effort to combat fraud and errors - November 13, 2018

From next year, payee names will be checked when making bank transfers in order to ensure that funds are being sent to the … Read more


Autumn Budget 2018 - October 29, 2018

The sun was already edging behind the London skyline by the time Chancellor Philip Hammond rose to the despatch box to deliver … Read more


Just eight per cent of business loan applications successful with one high street bank - October 19, 2018

On average, less than one in 10 SME loan applications to one nameless high street bank are successful. The figures were released … Read more


Micro businesses bear the brunt of late payments - October 19, 2018

Recent research has shown that micro businesses are bearing the brunt of late payments, with just 52 per cent of the invoices … Read more


Workers miss out on £15.6 million in pay through minimum wage breaches - October 19, 2018

Minimum wage breaches, including breaches of the National Living Wage, have cost workers from across the UK a combined total … Read more


What happens if my business is struggling with payroll and auto-enrolment? - October 19, 2018

Keeping on top of payroll poses a huge challenge for businesses of all shapes and sizes – which is why it is wise to seek … Read more


One in ten small businesses are concerned about business failure - September 24, 2018

A new study has revealed that in the last three months the number of SMEs predicting they could close has doubled from five … Read more


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Taxpayers treated unfairly by HMRC, says House of Lords report

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