Helpline cuts down on tribunals

Independent research has found that a free helpline has averted around 14,000 employment tribunals a year. The helpline run by employment relations organisation Acas is a confidential national service available… Read more…

Extra help for young entrepreneurs

Thousands more young entrepreneurs are now eligible for government loans to help turn their business ideas into reality. Prime Minister David Cameron announced on 3 January that funding for the… Read more…

Businesses face VAT crackdown

Up to 50,000 businesses that have failed to submit VAT returns have been warned that their tax affairs could soon come under close scrutiny. More than 600,000 businesses submit VAT… Read more…

Tax avoidance scheme closed down

The government has again underlined its focus on tackling tax avoidance by closing down a scheme being marketed as a way for companies to artificially reduce corporation tax bills. The… Read more…