One in four small retail businesses are fearful of Brexit

A quarter (25 per cent) of small UK retail businesses admit they are fearful of Brexit; according to data revealed by YouGov and then analysed by Vend. Read more

SMEs struggling to keep on top of day-to-day costs, study finds

A new study reveals that almost a third (30 per cent) of UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are having to rely on funding in order to keep on top of their day-to-day costs. Read more

Off-payroll working rules present significant problems for private sector, says ICAEW

The new off-payroll working rules are “not sustainable with today’s working practices”, a business body has warned. Read more

HMRC fine record number of employers failing to pay National Minimum Wage

The number of workers identified as having been underpaid was double that in 2016/17, new figures reveal. Read more

What happens if I need to get ready for Making Tax Digital?

Under existing plans, hundreds of thousands of businesses will be expected to be fully compliant with Making Tax Digital (MTD) in just a few months’ time.

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Thomas Coombs congratulates newly qualified Chartered Accountant

The Yorkshire Accountants, Thomas Coombs, are delighted to announce that one of their talented team members has gained accreditation as a Chartered Accountant.

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UK exports up by 5.2 per cent

New figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) in recent days reveal that UK exports have increased by 5.2 per cent year-on-year. Read more

Thomas Coombs opens its doors to two new starters

One of the longest established firms of Chartered Accountants in Leeds, Thomas Coombs, has welcomed two new members to its team, as it continues its expansion in the region.

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Time is running out to prepare for MTD, says accounting regulator

Business owners are wrongly relying on their accountant or tax adviser to help them prepare for Making Tax Digital (MTD), a new study has revealed. Read more

Small businesses dependent on fair Brexit deal, says FSB

A no-deal Brexit will be “dangerous and damaging” for small businesses, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has warned. Read more