Autumn Budget Statement 2013

Introduction “The hard work is paying off” was the message of this year’s Autumn Statement and while Chancellor George Osborne admitted that there was still work to do, the overall… Read more…

Workplace injury reporting made simpler

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has put in place changes designed to make the mandatory reporting of workplace injuries simpler for businesses. The changes to the Reporting of Injuries,… Read more…

Food and drink on exports menu

Hundreds of British food and drink firms are set to benefit from a new exports action plan that aims to deliver a £500 million boost to the UK economy. The… Read more…

1.6m say ‘I’m in’ to auto-enrolment

More than 1.6 million people have started saving for retirement under the government’s auto-enrolment initiative. The rollout of automatic enrolment of eligible employees into qualifying workplace pension schemes began on… Read more…

Special day showcases small businesses

The UK’s small businesses will step into the spotlight for a special day celebrating what they have to offer next month. The country’s Small Business Saturday, which will take place… Read more…

Tax gap continues to narrow

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has put the estimated tax gap – the difference between tax due and what is actually collected – at £35 billion for 2011-12. The figure,… Read more…