Banner

Business management

Quarter of small businesses unaware of PAYE shake-up

A quarter of small firms are oblivious to major upcoming changes to the pay-as-you-earn (PAYE) system which will alter their payroll reporting duties to HMRC, a survey by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has found.

Read more »

Business record checks re-launched for SMEs

Fewer SMEs may be subject to spot checks on their business records under a new approach to HMRC's business record checks (BRC) programme.

Read more »

SMEs face rising business costs

The majority of small businesses in the UK (95 per cent) have seen a rise in business costs over the past year, according to research from the Forum of Private Business (FPB).

Read more »

SMEs stressed but optimistic

SMEs remain positive despite feeling stressed and suffering sleepless nights, research from Hiscox suggests.

Read more »

Default Retirement Age officially ends

Employers are no longer able to force older workers to retire once they reach 65 years of age following a gradual phasing out of the Default Retirement Age (DRA).

Read more »

Agency Workers Regulations a 'drag' on businesses, says CBI

Regulations that stipulate the same employment and working conditions for agency workers as permanent staff are costly, time consuming and prevent job creation, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has said.

Read more »

Business group calls for speedier end to cheque payments

Plans to axe the cheque by 2018 should be brought forward to reduce the number of businesses struggling with late payment, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has said.

Read more »

Regulation locking disadvantaged groups out of employment, says FSB

Increased regulation for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) is locking disadvantaged groups out of the workforce, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has claimed.

Read more »

Social media insurance launched in the UK - is your data protected?

Individuals and businesses are being reminded to think twice about the personal data they upload onto social media sites in order to protect themselves from hackers and ID fraud.

Read more »

Employers aware of ageing workforce health issues

More than a third of businesses believe that health issues arising from an ageing workforce will have an impact on their organisation, a survey by Aviva has found.

Read more »
Syndicate content