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British Business Bank to replace European funding function

More than £200 million in funding has been put aside for British businesses as the UK prepares to leave the EU. Announcing the move, the Exchequer Secretary, Robert Jenrick, said ...

UK economy grows “faster than expected”

The UK economy has grown “faster than expected” and is “well placed to cope with whatever Brexit throws up next”, a report has revealed. According to the Office for National ...

New trade group forms to shape “future trade policy”

A number of business groups and bodies have been selected to play a major new role in trade after the UK leaves the EU. The Department for International Trade said ...

UK businesses see an international demand for British goods

The Office of National Statistics (ONS) released data confirming demand for UK goods and services is growing across the globe, with exports to India increasing at the fastest rate amongst ...

TSP to be extended in Brexit delay drama, says HMRC

Transitional Simplified Procedures (TSP) will be extended in light of the decision to delay Brexit, a report has revealed. The TSP scheme was announced earlier this year in a bid ...

Record goods exports highlight “fundamental strength of British economy”

UK goods exports grew at the “second fastest rate” of the top five major economies between 2017 and 2018, a new report has revealed. The Department for International Trade (DIT), ...

Consider a fresh start this spring with a new payroll provider

  With spring around the corner, perhaps it’s time to consider changing your payroll provider. Ahead of the new financial year, is the perfect time to change providers as there ...

Macalvins welcomes new CEO

As many of you may already be aware, Macalvins has appointed Tariq Charles Anthony Husain who joins us as our new Chief Executive Officer. Tariq, who will focus on developing ...

Planning ahead – how to ensure your finances are healthy in readiness for retirement

Thinking ahead when it comes to retirement planning is vital for anyone who wants to enjoy a financially comfortable life in their later years and pass on their legacy to ...

Don’t miss out on generous R&D relief scheme

Hundreds of businesses across the UK enjoy tax relief totalling millions of pounds thanks to the Government’s generous R&D relief scheme. Last year nearly 40,000 claims were made for Research ...

Have you made the most of your personal allowances ahead of the April tax deadline?

Where does the time go? You think you have plenty of time to deal with your financial affairs and, before you know it, it’s the end of the tax year. ...

Making Tax Digital productivity boost expected to be worth billions to UK SMEs

New research suggests that the UK’s SMEs could benefit to the tune of as much as £57 billion over the next five years because of digital productivity improvements associated with ...

Are you up to speed with Capital Gains Tax reliefs?

Self-employed business owners and individuals who choose to dispose of anything that might be considered an ‘appreciating asset’ – such as commercial premises or a buy-to-let property – need to ...

Spring Statement 2019

On any other day, the Chancellor’s Spring Statement would have dominated the headlines. However, with the UK’s scheduled withdrawal from the EU just days away, and the Prime Minister’s latest ...

Most imports tariff-free under no-deal plan

The government has announced that most imports into the UK would not attract a tariff in the event of a no-deal Brexit. 87 per cent of imports by value would ...

Positive trading outlook ahead of key Brexit vote

The Government has today revealed that exports to both EU and non-EU countries have risen ahead of today’s monumental Brexit vote (12 March 2019). The report, published by the Department ...

SMEs expecting business funding to become harder to find post Brexit

A recent report suggests that 34 per cent of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) expect access to funding to become more difficult once the UK leaves the European Union and ...

UK will slash up to 90 per cent of trade tariffs if no deal struck

The Government will slash Britain's trade tariffs to up to 90 per cent if the UK leaves the European Union without a deal. The Department for International Trade (DIT) intends ...

Thousands of businesses not yet ready for trading with the EU

Just 40,973 businesses have registered for an Economic Operator and Registration Identification (EORI) number since October 2018, a new report has revealed. The figures come after HM Revenue & Customs ...

HMRC outlines ‘no deal’ preparations on importing from the EU

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) declares Transitional Simplified Procedures (TSP) for customs, should we leave the EU without a deal. HMRC has written to 145,000 VAT-registered businesses trading with the ...

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