Small business news - March 2017

The SME Brexit wish list revealed

New research from the Federation of Small Businesses has revealed the trade deals that smaller firms want to see in a post-Brexit world...

Date: 24 March 2017

Hammond u-turns on National Insurance rises

The increases in Class 4 National Insurance Contributions (NICs) announced in the budget have been dropped after the Government came under pressure from the self-employed...

Date: 17 March 2017

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Employee sick leave falls to lowest level

The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show that the number of working days lost due to sickness or injury has reached a new low...

Date: 17 March 2017