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  • September 12, 2014

    New in-year penalties for late RTI returns

    Employers with fewer than 50 employees will face automated in-year penalties for late real-time PAYE returns from 6 March 2015, HMRC has announced.

  • September 12, 2014

    Optimistic manufacturers focus on domestic sales

    Small manufacturers are set to make the most of a strengthening UK economy by focusing on domestic markets for their future growth, according to the latest Manufacturing Advisory Service Barometer.

  • September 12, 2014

    UKTI to help firms “sell while they sleep”

    A new government e-Exporting Programme promises to deliver a suite of services to help UK businesses take advantage of online commerce and boost international sales.

  • September 12, 2014

    Unexpected rise in restaurant insolvencies

    The number of restaurant insolvencies has jumped by 15% over the past 12 months even though overall business insolvencies fell in the same period, according to accountants Moore Stephens.

  • September 12, 2014

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  • September 05, 2014

    LEPs must 'up their game', says FSB

    A new report by the Federation of Small Businesses and the Centre for Local Economic Strategies is calling on Local Enterprise Partnerships to 'up their game' and place small businesses at the heart of their plans for local economic growth.

  • September 05, 2014

    More firms to benefit from simpler accounting

    An estimated 11,000 medium-sized UK companies could benefit to the tune of £8 million a year, as the government allows more firms to file simpler accounts as newly-designated 'small' businesses.

  • September 05, 2014

    Local government urged to 'spend small'

    Big suppliers are getting the lion’s share of local government contracts as small suppliers continue to struggle with complex bureaucracy.

  • September 05, 2014

    SMEs seek alternatives as FLS lending falls

    The latest figures from the Bank of England show that lending to UK businesses under the Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS) fell in the second quarter of this year.

  • September 05, 2014

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  • August 29, 2014

    Most SME owners in Scotland plan to vote 'no'

    A new survey of members of the Forum of Private Business in Scotland suggests that the majority of small business owners will vote against Scottish independence in September.

  • August 29, 2014

    BCC: 2014 growth must not be 'flash in the pan'

    The British Chambers of Commerce has upgraded its GDP growth forecasts for this year and next year, but is predicting a 'moderate slowdown' in 2015.

  • August 29, 2014

    Service sector remains upbeat despite slowdown

    The pace of the recovery in the service sector slowed in the three months to August, but optimism continued to rise, according to the latest CBI Services Sector Survey.

  • August 29, 2014

    Business groups divided over interest rates

    Business groups have responded to the news that two members of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee voted to raise interest rates in August – but there is no consensus on what would be good for the economy.

  • August 29, 2014

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