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Vaccine rollout prompts SME optimism about prospects for 2021

Vaccine rollout prompts SME optimism about prospects for 2021

Posted in Business News, Latest News on March 2, 2021

New research has found that SMEs across the UK are feeling increasingly optimistic about their prospects for the rest of 2021, after the success of the …

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Business rates review report delayed

Business rates review report delayed

Posted in Business News, Latest News on March 2, 2021

The Government has announced that the final report of its fundamental review of business rates will be delayed and will be published in the autumn. It …

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National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage rates to increase from 1 April

National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage rates to increase from 1 April

Posted in Business News, Latest News on March 2, 2021

The Government is pressing ahead with plans to increase the rates of the National Living Wage (NLW) and the National Minimum Wage (NMW) from 1 April 2021, …

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Almost two-fifths of small businesses are looking to trade overseas

Almost two-fifths of small businesses are looking to trade overseas

Posted in Business News, Latest News on March 2, 2021

Despite the impact that Brexit has had on trade in the UK, a new survey conducted by YouGov has found that 38 per cent of small businesses are likely to …

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HMRC updates tax rules and calculations on ultra-low emission vehicles

HMRC updates tax rules and calculations on ultra-low emission vehicles

Posted in Business News, Latest News on March 2, 2021

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has released new guidance that brings changes to the company car benefit calculations, as the Government looks to encourage …

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Student loan thresholds to rise from 6 April 2021

Student loan thresholds to rise from 6 April 2021

Posted in Business News, Latest News on March 2, 2021

At the start of the new tax year in April the thresholds for student loans will increase, which may affect employees that are repaying their academic fees. …

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Business insurance rates are on the rise

Business insurance rates are on the rise

Posted in Business News, Latest News on February 3, 2021

The impact of the pandemic has been felt in many different ways. Some of the effects have been quite immediate, but now many businesses are starting to …

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The advantages of electric vehicle salary sacrifice schemes

The advantages of electric vehicle salary sacrifice schemes

Posted in Business News, Latest News on February 3, 2021

Businesses looking to reward and retain staff members may wish to consider offering an electric vehicle (EV) salary sacrifice scheme. Not only are many …

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Consultations on future of Companies House could see filing deadlines slashed

Consultations on future of Companies House could see filing deadlines slashed

Posted in Business News, Latest News on February 3, 2021

A set of consultations on the future of Companies House published in December 2020, include proposals for mandatory digital filing, requirements to tag …

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Voluntary and compulsory strike-off processes paused in response to national lockdown

Voluntary and compulsory strike-off processes paused in response to national lockdown

Posted in Business News, Latest News on February 3, 2021

Companies House will pause both the voluntary and compulsory strike-off processes for one month from 21 January until 21 February to support businesses …

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