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Government begins to play its hand at the Brexit negotiation table

5 Sep 2017

The Government has begun to publish a number of position papers which aim to set out how it intends to negotiate with the EU during the Brexit process. The proposals, released at the end of August, set out how the

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HMRC given an extra £5.3 million to enforce minimum wage compliance

2 Aug 2017

According to the Government’s latest Labour Market Enforcement Strategy report HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is to receive an additional £5.3 million of funding in 2017/18 to ensure businesses are paying employees the national minimum wage (NMW) and national living

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Credit and debit card charges to be banned as cashless economy grows

2 Aug 2017

From January next year businesses across the UK need to ensure that consumers are no longer being charged extra for paying by debit or credit card, according to new legislation from the Government. It is thought that in 2010 alone

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Two fifths of SMEs say investment plans have been negatively affected by Brexit

2 Aug 2017

A new survey from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has revealed that more than 40 per cent of UK businesses believe that Brexit has hurt their investment plans. The Confederation’s latest Investment Survey clearly asked 357 companies in the

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Taylor report recommends review of cash-in-hand

2 Aug 2017

Cash-in-hand payments should be replaced with technology driven alternatives in hopes of collecting up to £6 billion more in tax – this is the conclusion of a Government-commissioned review conducted by Matthew Taylor, head of the think-tank the Royal Society of

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