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21 Jan 2022
A study carried out by insurer Simply Business has found that 82% of business owners suffered from poor mental health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
20 Jan 2022
HMRC expects to recover only a quarter of the total £5.8 billion lost to fraudulent claims and mistaken payments from the coronavirus (COVID-19) support schemes.
19 Jan 2022
The cost of living rose at its fastest pace in nearly 30 years in the year to December, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
18 Jan 2022
Creating an official digital currency in the UK could pose significant risks to banks, a House of Lords committee has warned.
17 Jan 2022
Consumer group Which? has urged taxpayers to avoid using so-called 'refund firms' to claim tax rebates.
14 Jan 2022
The government has launched a consultation on the framework for rolling out the 15% global minimum tax on profits which will be payable by the largest multinationals from 2023.
13 Jan 2022
HMRC has warned that businesses must declare any coronavirus (COVID-19) support grants or payments on their company tax returns and stated that the grants and payments are taxable.
12 Jan 2022
The Treasury's decision to freeze income tax thresholds will drag over one million people into the higher rate tax band over the next four years, according to research commissioned by the Liberal Democrats.
11 Jan 2022
Research published by Nucleus Commercial Finance has revealed that over half of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK are confused about the government's plans to 'level up' the country.
10 Jan 2022
HMRC's Fraud Investigation Service (FIS) has now recovered more than £1 billion from proceeds of crime and tax offenders.
07 Jan 2022
HMRC is waiving late filing and late payment penalties for self assessment taxpayers for one month.
06 Jan 2022
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has warned that businesses are facing 'unprecedented cost pressures', with inflation predicted to surge.
05 Jan 2022
HMRC has revealed that 2,828 customers filed their self assessment tax return on Christmas Day, compared to 2,700 in 2020.
04 Jan 2022
More than 440,000 small firms could be forced out of business by the late payment crisis, according to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).
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