Live 2016 Budget blog

Live 2016 Budget blog

Live updates on the items that will affect small businesses. Keep refreshing the page. Also available on our Facebook page and our twitter feed.   We choose to put the next generation first Chancellor confirms his view that Brexit will create uncertainty on the OBR growth forecasts Lowest proportion of people claiming benefits since 1970…

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Spreadsheet errors marked as a major business risk

Spreadsheet errors marked as a major business risk

Spreadsheet errors marked as major business risk As business accounting becomes increasingly reliant on technology, errors in spreadsheets could pose a threat to the financial stability of many companies, according to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). A report reveals that half of accountants feel that errors occur in spreadsheets with…

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The 2015 Autumn Statement - Key summary points

The 2015 Autumn Statement – Key summary points

George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer, has announced the latest Autumn Statement along with his Spending Review. Download our full Autumn Statement 2015 report   The two biggest politcal issues were tackled and the Chancellor agreed to scrap plans to cut tax credits; however the devil will, as ever, be in the detail. In light of recent times the loudest…

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Digital account timeline overview

Digital account timeline overview

HMRC has revealed how it plans to introduce digital tax accounts over the course of the 2015/16 tax year. First announced in Budget 2015, news that HMRC wants digital accounts to replace traditional annual tax accounts created much debate. Now, further details of what this transitional process will look have been provided by HMRC: July…

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The 2015 Budget - Live blog

The 2015 Budget – Live blog

Keep viewing here for updates on the 2015 budget as declared on 18th March 2015. This will be updates that affect small businesses and individual tax Expected measures Further pension measures Annual tax returns to be replaced by individual online accounts Personal Allowance to go beyond £10,600 Here we go Growing, creating jobs and economy…

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IT and digital support for SMEs

IT and digital support for SMEs

SMEs can now apply for IT and digital support worth up to £2,000, after the UK IT Association (UKITA) joined the government’s Growth Voucher programme. The programme aims to boost SME growth by subsidising the cost of specialist business support. Businesses must match the amount of any funding awarded and can then claim 50% cash…

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