Business News

NICs set to get simpler for self-employed

29 Jul 2013

Plans to simplify the way self-employed people pay national insurance contributions (NICs) have been published for consultation by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). HMRC launched the consultation on 18 July to explore whether it would be simpler and more straightforward

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Auto-enrolment passes one millionth worker milestone

29 Jul 2013

The millionth UK employee has now been automatically enrolled into a workplace pension. The landmark figure was announced by the Pensions Regulator on 19 July, nine months after the largest firms began automatically enrolling employees into workplace pension schemes. The

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£223bn in SME debt ‘unprotected’

29 Jul 2013

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in theUKare exposed to serious levels of financial risk, with £223 billion worth of corporate debt currently unprotected, according to new research. According to a study commissioned by Legal & General as part of its

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Campaign offers chance to settle tax bills

29 Jul 2013

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has launched a new initiative to encourage more people to put their tax affairs in order, warning that they could face further investigation of their tax arrangements unless they do so. HMRC announced on 9

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UK leads way on inward investment

29 Jul 2013

The UK has strengthened its position as the leading European destination for foreign direct investment (FDI), new figures show. The 2012-13 Inward Investment Annual Report published on 24 July by UK Trade and Investment (UKTI), showed that the number of

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