Business News

22 Mar 2019

Data reveals 84,000 people fell victim to bank payment scams in 2018

Trade association UK Finance has revealed that more than 84,000 bank customers fell victim to so-called bank payment scams in 2018.

21 Mar 2019

HMRC warns businesses MTD registration 'takes seven days'

With Making Tax Digital for VAT (MTD for VAT) set to take effect from 1 April, HMRC has warned UK businesses that the registration procedure will take up to seven days to complete.

20 Mar 2019

Government publishes additional Brexit advisory documents

The government has published additional documents containing advice on Brexit for UK small businesses.

19 Mar 2019

MPs urge government to implement tax on social media firms

A group of MPs has called on the government to tax the profits of social media businesses.

18 Mar 2019

NEF calls for personal allowance to be replaced with 'weekly national allowance'

Think tank the New Economics Foundation (NEF) has called for the income tax personal allowance to be replaced with a new 'weekly personal allowance'.

15 Mar 2019

IFS states UK 'urgently' needs an 'effective' Spending Review

In its analysis of the 2019 Spring Statement, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) stated that the UK 'urgently' needs an effective Spending Review, in order to take account of public finances and 'the needs of public services'.

14 Mar 2019

View our 2019 Spring Statement summary

Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered the 2019 Spring Statement yesterday, responding to the latest economic forecasts published by the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR).

14 Mar 2019

2019 Spring Statement - Chancellor provides update on plans to tackle late payments

In his 2019 Spring Statement, Chancellor Philip Hammond outlined detailed plans to tackle the issue of late payments in the UK.

13 Mar 2019

Chancellor delivers Spring Statement amid 'cloud of uncertainty'

Chancellor Philip Hammond's second Spring Statement was delivered against a backdrop of political turmoil.

13 Mar 2019

2019 Spring Statement - the political reaction

Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered the 2019 Spring Statement to the House of Commons, and stated that the UK economy had 'reached a turning point'.

13 Mar 2019

2019 Spring Statement - the business reaction

Business groups have responded to Chancellor Philip Hammond's Spring Statement speech.

13 Mar 2019

2019 Spring Statement - the economic picture

In his Spring Statement speech, Chancellor Philip Hammond responded to the latest forecasts as published by the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR).

13 Mar 2019

2019 Spring Statement - what to expect

Chancellor Philip Hammond will deliver the 2019 Spring Statement today. We will be keeping you up-to-date on the latest developments.

12 Mar 2019

Report suggests millions of people 'would struggle in a cashless society'

A report published by the Access to Cash Review has revealed that, without action from the government, more than eight million individuals in the UK would 'struggle to cope in a cashless society'.

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