Business tax

Trade credit insurance pay outs increase

02 Jun 16

Is your business taking trade credit insurance? Around £150 million was paid in insurance claims in 2015, an increase of 41% compared to the previous year.

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Payroll fraud costs £12 billion per year

27 May 16

SMEs are collectively losing a total of £144 billion a year through fraud, with £12 billion being lost through payroll.

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HMRC call times triple

25 May 16

Average HMRC call waiting times have tripled over the last 18 months, resulting in a loss to taxpayers of £97 million last year.

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Capital gains tax changes could encourage business investment

12 May 16

Looking to make an investment? Changes to capital gains tax and entrepreneurs' relief may boost investment for start-ups and fast-growing businesses.

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Apprenticeship levy could lead to businesses abandoning training

03 May 16

Is your business prepared for the apprenticeship levy? The Confederation of British Industry has called for a 'radical rethink' ahead of its April 2017 introduction.

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