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Payroll sector prepares for key changes in 2019/20 - February 2019

The next 12 months will see a number of new changes to payroll policy that could have an impact on …

Entrepreneurs’ Relief changes fail to meet up to the test - February 2019

During the last Budget, the Government announced new conditions to entrepreneurs’ relief that would take immediate effect to change the …

Just over half of businesses are prepared for Making Tax Digital - February 2019

A new study into preparations for Making Tax Digital amongst businesses has found that only 57 per cent of firms …

Late payers to be flagged up to businesses under new proposals - February 2019

The Small Business Commissioner, Paul Uppal, has recommended a new “traffic light” system that will warn smaller firms which businesses …

HM Revenue & Customs drops insistence that all company directors must submit tax returns - February 2019

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has dropped its insistence that all company directors must submit tax returns following a series …

Automatic Enrolment contributions to increase - February 2019

The next increase in Automatic Enrolment (AE) pension contributions for both employees and employers will take place from 6 April …

Debt recovery costs small businesses an average of £9,000 - January 2019

The cash flow difficulties that late payments cause small businesses are well known. However, the cost of recovering late payments …

Brexit uncertainty sends small business confidence to a seven-year low - January 2019

Confidence amongst small businesses has tumbled to a seven-year low – in part due to the uncertainty of Brexit. A …