Businesses urged to take note of Government’s ‘no-deal’ Brexit advice

In recent days, the Government has published the first batch in a new series of important notices geared towards helping businesses to better understand the potential implications of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit. Read more

Insolvency regulator cracks down on ‘company bumpers’

The Government will do more to protect workers and crack down on directors who fail to protect the interests of employers and their pensions in insolvency, it has been revealed. Read more

New Export Strategy will ‘increase UK exports to 35 per cent of GDP’

Unveiling its new Export Strategy this week, the Department for International Trade (DIT) has set the UK an ambitious target – to increase exports to account for 35 per cent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Read more

Government reveals Start Up Loan scheme success

The Government’s Start Up Loan scheme has helped more than 55,000 entrepreneurs grow their business, new figures reveal. Read more

Pensions regulator cracks down on non-compliant employers

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has used a total of 43,700 enforcement powers between April and June 2018, new figures reveal. Read more

Do not fall for this latest HMRC scam

The latest scam involves receiving a voicemail or automated message that is left on your phone from someone pretending to be from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).  The call then demands money or threatens to take legal action against you if you refuse to pay up. Read more

Consumers expect Brexit to spark increase in high street prices

According to new research, nearly two-thirds of UK consumers expect Brexit to trigger a surge in high street prices next year. Read more

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The Yorkshire Accountants welcome talented tax specialist

Thomas Coombs, known as The Yorkshire Accountants, has announced the appointment of an experienced Chartered Tax Adviser to its practice in Leeds. Read more

Retail and wholesale industry up against “perfect storm”, says FSB

More than 2,000 small retailers filed for insolvency in the 12 months to Q2 2018, while individual insolvencies have reached its highest quarterly level for six years. Read more

New business finance unaffordable for four in 10 small firms, research shows

Recent changes to the Bank of England (BoE) interest rate mean new credit is unaffordable for more than four in 10 small firms, research has revealed. Read more