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Taxpayers warned over refund email scams

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has warned taxpayers to be on their guard against fraudulent emails promising them a tax rebate.

Trade credit insurance scheme starts up

Businesses that are facing cuts in the level of available credit insurance cover can begin to make use of a new government support scheme from 1 May.

Tax Charter clause 'very welcome'

An enabling clause should give taxpayers a greater stake in the planned Tax Charter.

Wages decline at record rate

Average weekly earnings fell by 5.8 per cent in February, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has reported.

Small businesses disappointed by Budget, says poll

A survey carried out by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has revealed that many small firms feel the Budget did not offer them the support they need during the recession.

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