Business tax

Trade credit insurance pay outs increase

Is your business taking trade credit insurance? Around £150 million was paid in insurance claims in 2015, an increase of 41% compared to the previous year.

Payroll fraud costs £12 billion per year

SMEs are collectively losing a total of £144 billion a year through fraud, with £12 billion being lost through payroll.

HMRC call times triple

Average HMRC call waiting times have tripled over the last 18 months, resulting in a loss to taxpayers of £97 million last year.

Capital gains tax changes could encourage business investment

Looking to make an investment? Changes to capital gains tax and entrepreneurs' relief may boost investment for start-ups and fast-growing businesses.

Apprenticeship levy could lead to businesses abandoning training

Is your business prepared for the apprenticeship levy? The Confederation of British Industry has called for a 'radical rethink' ahead of its April 2017 introduction.

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