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This section contains the latest business news stories.
02 Jun 2023
Confidence in the UK economy amongst businesses 'stabilised' to just below neutral in May, according to a survey carried out by the Institute of Directors (IoD).
01 Jun 2023
Research carried out by consumer electronics company Sharp has suggested that nearly half of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are planning on increasing their investment in business technology this year.
31 May 2023
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has launched a new Economic Advisory Council to 'help develop policies to get the UK economy and businesses growing'.
30 May 2023
Following the Bank of England's latest increase in the base rate, HMRC has increased both late paid tax and the rate paid on repayments of tax.
26 May 2023
The government's Tax-Free Childcare (TFC) initiative helped 649,935 families to save on their childcare costs during the 2022/23 tax year, HMRC has revealed.
25 May 2023
Energy bills will fall to £2,074 a year for the typical household from July under the new price cap announced by regulator Ofgem.
24 May 2023
Data published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has revealed that the UK rate of inflation fell to 8.7% in April from 10.1% in March.
23 May 2023
HMRC is reminding employed workers they can claim a refund on work-related expenses on the GOV.UK website.
22 May 2023
HMRC is seeking views on measures designed to simply and strengthen the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS).
19 May 2023
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has urged the government to 'reconnect with businesses' after it warned that small firms aren't seeing any progress on removing the barriers to growth.
18 May 2023
The number of self assessment taxpayers filing their tax return on the first day of the tax year has more than doubled since 2018, HMRC has revealed.
17 May 2023
The number of people paying income tax at 40% or above will reach 7.8 million by 2027/28, according to research published by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).
16 May 2023
A survey carried out by Purbeck Personal Guarantee Insurance has suggested that half of small business owners have had their mental health adversely affected by financial concerns.
15 May 2023
The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has written to HMRC regarding how Making Tax Digital for Income Tax Self Assessment (MTD for ITSA) can be molded to better suit the needs of small property businesses and the self-employed.
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