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Service sector registers strongest performance for two years

The UK’s services industry has posted its best growth figures since the end of the summer of 2007, a new survey has claimed.

Consumer confidence shows signs of recovery

Confidence among UK consumers, although still fragile, is at its highest for some 18 months.

Start-again firms 'facing' VAT bills

Businesses that start up gain after they have collapsed are, in some cases, being met with demands for significant up-front VAT payments, it has been claimed.

UK missing out on VAT revenue

The UK suffers the largest shortfall in VAT revenues of any country in the EU, it has been revealed.

New air taxes come on stream

The cost of flying has risen after the introduction of the first of two new sets of air duty.

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