SMEs get Autumn Statement support - 15/01/2014
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) featured heavily in Chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn Statement on December 5, with the announcement of support measures including help with business rates.
'Sensitive' business names list reduced - 15/01/2014
A list of sensitive names that required approval before a new business could be registered has been cut by a third.
New electronic 'nudge' on PAYE - 15/01/2014
A new electronic reminder designed to help employers stay up-to-date with their Pay As You Earn (PAYE) payments has been introduced by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).
Self Assessment set for paperless future - 15/01/2014
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is considering responses to a consultation on plans for upgrading its Self Assessment (SA) Online service to provide what it calls “a complete end-to-end digital experience for customers”.
Accountants 'vital' to help SMEs grow - 15/01/2014
A leading accountancy body has highlighted the “vital” role accountants can play in the different stages of development of small and medium-sized enterprises.
Workplace injury reporting made simpler - 15/01/2014
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has put in place changes designed to make the mandatory reporting of workplace injuries simpler for businesses.