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Global companies confident about prospects

  • 22nd Mar, 2017

A new study has found that global private companies are confident about their own prospects, but are

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Strong start for house prices in 2017

  • 22nd Mar, 2017

According to the latest UK House Price Index from the ONS and Land Registry, average house prices in...

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UK businesses remain takeover targets

  • 21st Mar, 2017

A recent report suggests that US and Asian firms will continue to circle British companies as Sterli...

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Chancellor reverses decision on NIC rise

  • 21st Mar, 2017

Following the announcement in the recent Spring Budget of plans to raise National Insurance Contribu...

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Date set for Prime Minister to trigger article 50

  • 21st Mar, 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May has today confirmed that she will officially trigger Article 50 next Wedn...

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Increased interest in UK business by Chinese investors

  • 14th Mar, 2017

Recent data published by Thomson Reuters shows the Big Four advised on $8.6 billon worth of cross-bo...

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Tax changes: families could lose a sixth of income

  • 14th Mar, 2017

A House of Commons Library report shows that thousands of families could lose up to a sixth of their...

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More must be done to commercialise UK R&D

  • 14th Mar, 2017

The world-class research and development (R&D) carried out across UK universities needs more inv...

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UK ranks fourth in terms of private wealth

  • 14th Mar, 2017

The UK is the fourth richest nation in the world in terms of the private wealth held by its populati

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SMEs slow to sign up to AE

  • 14th Mar, 2017

More than four out of 10 small and medium sized (SME) firms are waiting until the last minute to sig

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Final Spring Budget sets the stage for ‘Britain’s global future’

  • 14th Mar, 2017

Chancellor Philip Hammond presented his first - and last - Spring Budget to the House of Commons on

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SMMT: New car market holds steady

  • 07th Mar, 2017

The UK's new car market held steady in February with figures showing a slight dip (-0.3 per cent to 8...

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Chinese investment in the UK on the rise

  • 07th Mar, 2017

Chinese acquisitions of UK businesses have increased 215 per cent since 2014, according to a new rep...

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IPO market to pick up in 2017

  • 07th Mar, 2017

A new report suggests that, whilst the EU referendum had a "significant impact" on IPO (initial public...

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Rising costs a key concern for UK SMEs

  • 07th Mar, 2017

The latest SME Confidence Tracker for the fourth quarter 2016 shows that UK SMEs consider rising cos...

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Entrepreneurs unite against business rates rise

  • 07th Mar, 2017

Entrepreneurs and tech leaders have urged the Chancellor Philip Hammond to give small business start...

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‘Stealth tax’ probate fees increase to £20k on top of existing IHT

  • 03rd Mar, 2017

Large rises in fees payable after death have been confirmed by the government and will affect millio...

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Service sector growth eases, but confidence remains strong

  • 03rd Mar, 2017

The Markit/CIPS UK Services Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) fell to 53.3 (54.5 in January) as service...

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Dyson announces multi-millon pound expansion plan

  • 03rd Mar, 2017

Sir James Dyson of vacuum cleaner and electronics maker Dyson, has announced they are to begin work ...

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Launch of new debt advisory firm – Cadence Advisory LLP

  • 02nd Mar, 2017

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new debt advisory firm, Cadence Advisory LLP (Cadence), l...

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Tech businesses optimistic about growth

  • 01st Mar, 2017

Technology businesses are optimistic about their chances of success, according to a recent poll of U...

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UK’s future with the EU not deterring investors

  • 01st Mar, 2017

A survey of over 550 global investment professionals and over 1,300 chief executives has revealed th...

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Manufacturing thriving despite Brexit

  • 28th Feb, 2017

According to the latest Business Trends Report, manufacturing confidence has reached a 20-month high...

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IHT break – families could miss out

  • 28th Feb, 2017

A report published by the Telegraph says that many people who established trusts as a way of limitin...

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Rates rise to affect small businesses growth prospects

  • 28th Feb, 2017

A Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) survey shows that 55 per cent of UK small businesses are prep...

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Government R&D financial support key for UK manufacturing

  • 24th Feb, 2017

Financial research and development (R&D) support and a better educated workforce top the list of...

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Hotels at risk of insolvency

  • 23rd Feb, 2017

1,800 UK hotels could over out of business over the next three years, as a direct result of rising c...

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Growth expectations strong amongst family businesses

  • 23rd Feb, 2017

The latest Family Business Survey report shows nine in ten family businesses are expecting to grow i...

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OECD: UK economic growth leads G7

  • 23rd Feb, 2017

The UK recorded growth of 0.6 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to the OECD, capping...

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Growth in self-employment driven by higher earners

  • 22nd Feb, 2017

The rapid growth of self-employment in the UK to nearly five million workers has been driven by peop...

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Lending to SMEs rises, but greater awareness required

  • 22nd Feb, 2017

Lending to UK small businesses has seen an overall increase, but there is a clear drop in confidence...

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Chancellor could use March Budget to ‘soften’ business rates blow

  • 22nd Feb, 2017

UK Chancellor, Philip Hammond, has indicated that the government could use the Spring Budget to alle...

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CGT investigations earn HMRC an extra £140 million

  • 21st Feb, 2017

According to research from law firm Collyer Bristow, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) collected an ad...

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UK tech sector boosted by Amazon announcement

  • 21st Feb, 2017

Amazon, the online retailer, has announced it will create 5,000 new jobs in the UK this year, a sign...

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UK entrepreneurs optimistic about the future

  • 21st Feb, 2017

A recent poll shows that UK entrepreneurs have experienced strong growth in recent months, leaving t...

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UK voted one of the most attractive countries to work

  • 17th Feb, 2017

A new study by HR management firm ADP, shows that European employees have voted the UK as one of the...

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Spring Budget 2017

  • 17th Feb, 2017

On Wednesday 8 March 2017, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, will deliver his Spring ...

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UK inflation highest since June 2014

  • 16th Feb, 2017

Latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that annual inflation as measured ...

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Surveyors predict rental property squeeze

  • 16th Feb, 2017

Surveyors have suggested that stamp duty and other tax changes will mean landlords may reduce the pr...

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Councils facing insolvency

  • 14th Feb, 2017

A survey of councils in England and Wales by the Local Government Information Unit (LGIU) thinktank ...

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SMEs look forward to revenue growth

  • 14th Feb, 2017

Research for American Express shows small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) are confident about the...

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CBI urges Government to back business growth

  • 13th Feb, 2017

The CBI’s Budget submission letter* to the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, calls on Government to back...

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Rate rises put squeeze on UK pubs

  • 13th Feb, 2017

An article in the Times this week looks at how the forthcoming business rates hikes are putting incr...

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Firms underinvesting due to lack of credit

  • 09th Feb, 2017

Research by the Bank of England (BoE) shows a fifth of firms are under-investing, because they canno...

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OECD: UK economy to grow despite Brexit

  • 09th Feb, 2017

According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), UK economic growth i...

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HMRC wins adult entertainment VAT ‘loophole’ court case

  • 09th Feb, 2017

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has welcomed the decision to close a VAT ‘loophole’ after Wilton...

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Recruitment sector struggling to keep up with demand

  • 08th Feb, 2017

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) says demand for staff has hit a 17-month high, ye...

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UK taxes to hit 30-year high

  • 08th Feb, 2017

The tax burden is set to rise to its highest level in over 30 years, according to a report from the ...

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Retail sales dip in January

  • 07th Feb, 2017

After a strong Christmas season, some retailers may be feeling disappointed about the slow start to ...

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SMEs to push up prices as depreciating pound impacts business profits

  • 07th Feb, 2017

Latest research shows that more than half of small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) in the UK plan...

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Service sector slows, but business optimism high

  • 06th Feb, 2017

The UK service sector continued to expand at the start of 2017, but the pace of growth in total busi...

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SMEs look to the UK for growth

  • 06th Feb, 2017

59 per cent of small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) believe they will experience growth in the U...

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Mitigating inheritance tax

  • 06th Feb, 2017

Recent predictions by Law firm Wilsons, show the number of people liable to pay inheritance tax (IHT...

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UK Housing market resilient in 2016 despite Brexit

  • 03rd Feb, 2017

Latest statistics from the National House-Building Council (NHBC) show the number of new home regist...

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SMEs must review their business strategy ahead of Brexit

  • 03rd Feb, 2017

Green light given to trigger Article 50 MPs have voted overwhelmingly in favour of triggering Bre...

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UK rates hike stifling small businesses

  • 03rd Feb, 2017

From April 2017, approximately 500,000 small firms will be hit by rises of up to 300 per cent in a s...

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Strong start to 2017 for manufacturing, but steep rise in import costs a concern

  • 01st Feb, 2017

The manufacturing sector has recorded a strong start to 2017 with output rising at the fastest rate ...

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Small businesses share their views on Brexit

  • 01st Feb, 2017

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has published new research on the business impact of leavin...

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Private sector growth eases in three months to January

  • 01st Feb, 2017

According to the Confederation of British Industry’s (CBI) latest Growth Indicator, the first of 2...

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Corporation tax nets HMRC an additional £2.6 billion

  • 01st Feb, 2017

HMRC raised an extra £2.6 billon in revenue last year as a result of investigations into corporatio...

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Significant rise in fines for inaccurate returns

  • 01st Feb, 2017

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) issued a record number of fines in 2016 to taxpayers who made mistak...

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Company insolvencies static in 2016, but rise in personal insolvencies

  • 27th Jan, 2017

Corporate and personal insolvency statistics for 2016*, published today by the Insolvency Service, r...

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Lack of online presence leaves UK SMEs missing out on billions

  • 27th Jan, 2017

A report by YouGov and ‘Do It Digital’, a campaign to get small businesses digitally engaged, sh...

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HMRC told to get tough on high net worth individuals

  • 27th Jan, 2017

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) says the government must take tougher stance on taxing the very ...

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UK manufacturing “firing on all cylinders”

  • 26th Jan, 2017

The latest quarterly CBI Industrial Trends Survey shows that the UK manufacturing sector is performi...

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Foreign investment boosts UK property market

  • 26th Jan, 2017

The latest Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) UK Commercial Market Survey 2016 shows de...

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SMEs concerned about rising costs

  • 25th Jan, 2017

The latest SME Confidence Tracker, which surveys over 1,000 of the UK’s small and medium sized bus...

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HMRC publishes list of most optimistic expense claims

  • 25th Jan, 2017

HMRC has released a list of some of the most outlandish expense claims submitted by taxpayers. Th...

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Tech and sciences to receive multi-billion pound R&D cash injection

  • 25th Jan, 2017

Smart energy, robotics and artificial intelligence, and 5G mobile technology are all to receive gove...

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ICAEW: HMRC service levels not improving

  • 25th Jan, 2017

An ICAEW poll shows that, despite HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) saying they are committed to impro...

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HMRC expands Affluent Unit increasing tax investigations

  • 25th Jan, 2017

A report published by The Times shows significant growth in HMRC’s Affluent Unit which investigate...

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UK managers lacking leadership capabilities

  • 24th Jan, 2017

Recent research reports from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and recruit...

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Fraud in the UK breaks £1 billion barrier

  • 24th Jan, 2017

The latest bi-annual Fraud Barometer shows the value of alleged fraud in the UK surpassed the £1 bi...

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The worries and motivations of UK entrepreneurs

  • 23rd Jan, 2017

At the start of 2016, UK SMEs contributed approximately £1.8 trillion annually to the UK economy (2...

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Why SMEs should feel upbeat about 2017

  • 20th Jan, 2017

Despite all the speculation around the effects of a 'hard Brexit' on the UK economy and British busine...

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England Club tops Football Money League 2017

  • 20th Jan, 2017

For the first time since 2005, Manchester United are back on top of the annual Football Money League...

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SMEs look to government for Brexit support

  • 20th Jan, 2017

76 per cent of UK businesses would like the government to do more to help them through the maze of p...

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More Britons looking to go it alone in 2017

  • 19th Jan, 2017

One in 10 people in Britain want to start their own business this year, that's according to a recent ...

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Research shows post-Brexit spike in insolvencies

  • 19th Jan, 2017

According to recent research, insolvency numbers in the UK have risen in the past six months since t...

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UK SMEs must prepare for “a range of possible outcomes”

  • 19th Jan, 2017

With news from Prime Minister Theresa May confirming that Britain is to leave the single market as p...

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Advertising companies losing business due to Brexit

  • 17th Jan, 2017

New research shows that nearly a quarter (22 per cent) of UK advertising companies have lost busines...

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IPO’s set to increase

  • 17th Jan, 2017

Global IPO's are set to grow by 25 per cent this year, as "cautious optimism" returns to the transactio...

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Positive start to 2017 for UK housing market

  • 17th Jan, 2017

Figures released today by Rightmove show that the housing market has had a good start to the new yea...

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Warning – HMRC scam email

  • 13th Jan, 2017

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is warning of an email scam whereby fraudsters are targeting those c...

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Fifth of UK property firms in financial distress

  • 13th Jan, 2017

Almost one in five companies in the British property industry in the UK are in significant financial...

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Fifth of UK’s large firms investigated

  • 13th Jan, 2017

According to a recent survey by YouGov for law firm Allen & Overy, nearly a fifth of Britain's la...

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London remains leading hub for tech investment

  • 12th Jan, 2017

Research published today by London & Partners, the Mayor of London’s promotional company, show...

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FSB: UK small business confidence bounces back

  • 12th Jan, 2017

According to the Federation of Small Businesses’ (FSB) Small Business Index, small business confid...

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Food suppliers at risk as supermarkets stand firm

  • 12th Jan, 2017

After City A.M.’s exclusive report of a rise in prices from Premier Foods (1), it has emerged that...

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Drop in sterling impacting UK’s trade position

  • 11th Jan, 2017

The British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) says the sterling devaluation is doing little to help UK’s t...

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£2 billion – The total value of reported fraud

  • 11th Jan, 2017

The recent Fraudtrack analysis report shows that fraud in 2016 hit a five-year high, increasing 31.5...

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Manufacturing exceeds expectations, but construction figures fall

  • 11th Jan, 2017

UK industrial production exceeded exceptions in November, rising for the first time in three months ...

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UK Commercial property values fall but property “will perform under pressure” in 2017

  • 11th Jan, 2017

Real estate firm CBRE says UK commercial property capital values fell 2.4 per cent in 2016, impacte...

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Consumer spending slowdown to impact retail industry

  • 11th Jan, 2017

Figures from the British Retail Consortium show that like for like sales increased one per cent year...

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UK Tech sector strong post-Brexit

  • 11th Jan, 2017

According to a survey by Tech City UK of 2,732 businesses in the digital and tech communities, the U...

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SMEs plan to borrow £50 billion in 2017

  • 10th Jan, 2017

A recent poll by insurer Zurich of 1,000 small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) shows the average ...

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Britain, the go to destination for luxury goods

  • 10th Jan, 2017

There's good news for Britain's luxury goods market as Rolls-Royce Motor Cars announces its second hig...

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New China-UK rail line keeps trade on track

  • 10th Jan, 2017

China has launched a new Beijing to London freight train route, further expanding its trade and inve...

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Travel industry businesses at risk of insolvency

  • 09th Jan, 2017

Data published this week shows the travel industry is under increased pressure, with thousands of po...

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Surprising 2016 leaves economists eating humble pie

  • 09th Jan, 2017

Speaking at an event organised by the Institute for Government, Andy Haldane, the Bank of England’...

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Dismal 2016 for retailers

  • 09th Jan, 2017

The December edition of the High Street Sales Tracker, which outlines the weekly sales changes of mo...

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Unsecured consumer credit grows at fastest rate in 11 years

  • 05th Jan, 2017

Recent data from the Bank of England shows that household debt has risen to its highest level since ...

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Three New Year’s resolutions for employers

  • 05th Jan, 2017

To coincide with the publication of the High Pay Centre’s study into the gap between the median pa...

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IHT – Younger generation more reliant than ever before

  • 05th Jan, 2017

The Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) report published this week shows that most wealth accumulated ...

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BPI releases official UK recorded music market report for 2016

  • 04th Jan, 2017

Official figures released yesterday by UK labels’ association the BPI(1), based on Official Charts...

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UK manufacturing ends 2016 on a “strong footing”

  • 04th Jan, 2017

The latest Markit/CIPS purchasing managers' index (PMI) for the manufacturing sector reached a two-and...

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CES 2017: Government’s lack of support for UK tech startups

  • 04th Jan, 2017

In an interview with the BBC, Gary Shapiro of the CES, an annual trade show organised by the Consume...

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UK’s 2016 house price hotspots revealed

  • 03rd Jan, 2017

The latest Halifax property data has revealed that Luton recorded the biggest percentage rise in pro...

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SMEs face high cost burdens with margins being squeezed

  • 03rd Jan, 2017

In his new year message, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) National Chairman Mike Cherry warns th...

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HMRC issues tax reminder with six million tax returns still to be filed

  • 03rd Jan, 2017

HMRC issued letters to thousands of people over the festive period, advising them to "reconsider the ...

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HMRC publishes annual list of dodgy excuses for filing a late tax return

  • 30th Dec, 2016

Each year HMRC receives a number of unusual excuses from Self Assessment customers who didn’t comp...

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What lies ahead for the property sector?

  • 22nd Dec, 2016

According to a recent survey by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, there will be a 1.8 mi...

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Rate rises and Brexit could hit restaurants

  • 22nd Dec, 2016

Chief executives of several London restaurants have warned of the impact increased business rates, t...

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HMRC issues guidance for profits from dealing in or developing UK land

  • 21st Dec, 2016

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has published guidance on profits from a trade of dealing in or deve...

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Increase in lending and SME confidence in 2016

  • 21st Dec, 2016

According to the latest SME Growth Watch Report, conducted by Hampshire Trust Bank and the Centre fo...

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Maximising the value of a business on exit of the owner

  • 19th Dec, 2016

There are many different reasons why a business owner may decide to exit from their business. In an ...

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Tips for better managing cashflow

  • 19th Dec, 2016

There’s an old saying – profit is opinion, cash is fact. That’s because despite making a profi...

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SMEs adjust business strategy in wake of Brexit vote

  • 16th Dec, 2016

New findings show that SMEs are actively having to change their forward planning as a result of the ...

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Days of small buy-to-let landlords are numbered

  • 16th Dec, 2016

In a recent interview with Patrick Collinson of the Guardian, Britain’s largest private landlord s...

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The Apprenticeship Levy – new for April 2017

  • 16th Dec, 2016

From next year, larger employers will start to pay a levy which will be allow them to pay for Appren...

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Companies hiring despite Brexit

  • 15th Dec, 2016

The Markit/REC Report on Jobs released by the UK’s Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) s...

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FSB calls for overhaul of dispute resolution rules

  • 15th Dec, 2016

Research from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), the UK’s biggest business organisation, ha...

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Black Friday boosts retail sales

  • 14th Dec, 2016

The British Retail Consortium sales monitor shows a 1.3 per cent rise in retail sales in November co...

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Business confidence set to fall – ICAEW

  • 14th Dec, 2016

A survey by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) reveals that busines...

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Surge in support for businesses on Small Business Saturday

  • 14th Dec, 2016

This year's Small Business Saturday, which took place on 3 December, saw the UK's small business commu...

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Technology will enable, not destroy

  • 12th Dec, 2016

In a speech on the economy which took place in Liverpool on Monday, Bank of England Governor Mark Ca...

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House prices rise again

  • 12th Dec, 2016

UK house prices hit a seven-month high in November, suggesting a resilient economy despite the Brexi...

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UK holidaymakers not deterred by Brexit

  • 12th Dec, 2016

According to TUI Group, Brexit has not discouraged UK holidaymakers. The owner of Thompson Holidays ...

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Season’s greetings to all

  • 12th Dec, 2016

This year we will not be sending Christmas cards. Instead we will be making a donation to our chosen...

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Small businesses caught off guard over festive season

  • 08th Dec, 2016

A recent report has found that one in 10 small business owners admit they have been caught off guard...

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HMRC calls for football tax review

  • 08th Dec, 2016

The chief executive of HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), Jon Thompson, has told MPs he would like to ...

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Valuable work hours wasted looking for the right support

  • 08th Dec, 2016

Recent research shows that UK employees are wasting up to 20 days each year looking for the right in...

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Christmas gets cheaper as UK shop prices fall

  • 08th Dec, 2016

Christmas shopping is now cheaper than three years ago, that's according to new research findings pub...

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One of UK’s oldest pubs goes up for sale

  • 08th Dec, 2016

In other news, one of the oldest pubs in UK has gone on the market. The Grade II listed barn and ...

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UK SMEs and the impact of the US election result

  • 08th Dec, 2016

A recent report by Real Business looks at how SMEs will be affected by the Donald Trump victory. ...

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Over 5,500 UK restaurants at risk of going under

  • 06th Dec, 2016

The fall in the value of sterling is threatening thousands of UK restaurants, which are at risk of g...

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Brexit could negatively impact UK tech sector reliant on foreign talent

  • 06th Dec, 2016

A new study warns that the UKs leading position as the tech start-up hub of Europe is under threat. ...

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Inheritance tax – a complex and still largely avoidable tax on death

  • 06th Dec, 2016

The recent reports that HM Revenue & Customs plans to make all donations to Ukip prior to 2015 l...

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Private sector growth remains steady – CBI

  • 05th Dec, 2016

The latest Confederation of British Industry's (CBI) survey of 715 respondents across the manufacturi...

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Landlords make their move to avoid tax increase and maintain profit

  • 05th Dec, 2016

According to a report by Kent Reliance building society, up to 200,000 landlords have set themselves...

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Mayor’s startup investment fund a boost for UK business

  • 05th Dec, 2016

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has said the London Co-investment Fund, which invests in early-stage te...

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Beavis Morgan proudly sponsors the nsif annual Christmas concert

  • 30th Nov, 2016

On Tuesday evening, Beavis Morgan was very proud to sponsor the Nicholls Spinal Injury Foundation's (...

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UK offers fifth best environment for entrepreneurs

  • 29th Nov, 2016

The UK has beaten the US in the latest global entrepreneurship index. Covering 85 markets, the ‘As...

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Decline in optimism in services sector as profitability falls

  • 29th Nov, 2016

The service sector saw a decline in optimism in the three months to November, although the fall was ...

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Residence Nil Rate Band – complications and opportunities

  • 29th Nov, 2016

The latest Inheritance Tax (IHT) allowance, to be introduced from 6 April 2017, will be known as the...

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Autumn Statement 2016: The impact on UK SMEs

  • 25th Nov, 2016

In his first major fiscal statement to the House of Commons on Wednesday, 24 November, the Chancello...

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Manufacturing order books strong, but prices on the rise

  • 22nd Nov, 2016

The latest report by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) shows that order books for UK manuf...

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Government pledges investment in British business and R&D

  • 22nd Nov, 2016

Prime Minister announces review to address lack of long-term capital investment and encourage resear...

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UK household wealth reduced by £1.2 trillion

  • 22nd Nov, 2016

According to the annual Global Wealth 2016 report issued by Credit Suisse, the UK's household wealth ...

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Investors in film schemes face bankruptcy

  • 21st Nov, 2016

At least 70 per cent of investors who put cash into film investment schemes are facing financial rui...

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Business rates appeals system could cost SMEs £700m

  • 21st Nov, 2016

A consortium of lobby groups representing SMEs, retailers and pubs have criticised the proposed new ...

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London still leads the way for digital startups

  • 21st Nov, 2016

England holds six of the top 25 places in official rankings of best European cities for startups. ...

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Autumn Statement 2016

  • 21st Nov, 2016

The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, will deliver his Autumn Statement to Parliament on Wednesday 23 Nove...

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High street retailers must improve shopping experience or risk losing sales

  • 18th Nov, 2016

A new study by Barclaycard of 2,000 UK adults aged 18+ reveals that UK consumers are becoming increa...

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Annual Startups Awards winners announced

  • 18th Nov, 2016

Congratulations to all the winners of the 13th annual Startups Awards announced last night at an awa...

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Will the UK cut corporation tax in a bid to stay competitive with the US?

  • 18th Nov, 2016

In an interview with International Business Times this week, Stephen Herring, Head of Taxation at th...

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Steven Tiley secures his tour card on the European Tour 2017

  • 18th Nov, 2016

Congratulations to Beavis Morgan sponsored Steven Tiley on gaining his 2017 European Tour playing ri...

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HMRC complaints reach highest level since financial crisis

  • 17th Nov, 2016

Complaints to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have hit their highest level since the peak of the glo...

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Five-year high for UK entrepreneurial performance

  • 17th Nov, 2016

New research shows that Britain is enjoying a five-year high in opportunities for entrepreneurs, wit...

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London’s tech hub further boosted as Google confirms investment plans

  • 17th Nov, 2016

The CEO of Google, Sundar Pichai, has confirmed the technology giant will open a new headquarters in...

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Rise in business rates set to impact Britain’s pubs

  • 16th Nov, 2016

For the first time in seven years, the government has re-evaluated the business rates payable, leavi...

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Number of new UK businesses hits record high

  • 16th Nov, 2016

Official statistics released by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy shows th...

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Government launches new digital trade hub to help businesses tap into global markets

  • 16th Nov, 2016

The government has launched a new digital service to help businesses break into overseas markets and...

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SMEs more confident in bank lending

  • 15th Nov, 2016

Confidence in bank lending grows, but alternative finance remains a good funding option for SMEs loo...

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Workplace pension a key incentive for employees

  • 14th Nov, 2016

A recent survey of 2,000 UK adults currently paying into a workplace pension conducted by insurance ...

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One in eight UK care homes face insolvency

  • 14th Nov, 2016

A recent report shows that one in eight care homes in the UK are facing financial ruin. The Care ...

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Consumer spending sees strongest rise in six months

  • 14th Nov, 2016

Hospitality & Leisure best performing sector of all 8 sectors monitored According to the VIS...

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UK establishes “fintech bridge” with China

  • 14th Nov, 2016

The UK fintech sector now employs more than 60,000 people and, in 2015, generated a substantial £6....

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UK construction sector weakest in four years

  • 14th Nov, 2016

Official figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that the UK construction...

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Alternative finance – a key source of funding for SMEs

  • 14th Nov, 2016

This week British savings bank Aldermore reported a 20 per cent increase in new lending to small bus...

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Global Entrepreneurship Week – 14-20 November

  • 10th Nov, 2016

Global Entrepreneurship Week 2016 (GEW) takes place across the world on 14-20 November. GEW started ...

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UK and China discuss economic and trade relations

  • 10th Nov, 2016

A meeting between the Chancellor Philip Hammond and China’s Vice Premier Ma Kai is due to take pla...

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Strong rise in UK exports, but trade deficit widens

  • 10th Nov, 2016

In the first full quarter since the EU referendum, UK exports rose strongly, although the trade defi...

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Landlords must be mindful of the effect a CVA may have on them

  • 09th Nov, 2016

One in 10 companies that entered into a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) has gone into administra...

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Value of UK M&A deals slumps to 30 year low

  • 09th Nov, 2016

The value of merger and acquisition (M&A) deals between UK companies has reached a thirty year l...

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Economic growth slows in three months to October

  • 09th Nov, 2016

Growth in the UK economy slowed slightly in the three months to the end of October, from 0.5 per cen...

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Personal debt tops £1.5 trillion

  • 07th Nov, 2016

Calculations by The Money Charity show for the first time that private debt has topped £1.5 trillio...

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UK house prices soar in October, despite predictions to the contrary

  • 07th Nov, 2016

Whilst London rental prices may have dropped recently, a survey from Halifax has claimed that UK hou...

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US elections: Volatile currency risk could impact UK SMEs

  • 07th Nov, 2016

A study by World First’s Q3 2016 Global Trade Barometer [1] has found that UK SMEs who are not pro...

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UK digital tech sector leading the startup charge

  • 07th Nov, 2016

Since 2006, the number of digital technology businesses in the UK has increased 44 per cent, compare...

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Night Tube: London businesses benefitting from late-night spending

  • 07th Nov, 2016

New data from payment services business Worldplay shows that in August businesses near stations on t...

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Christmas comes early for UK high street retailers

  • 07th Nov, 2016

Sales on the high street grew 0.7 per cent year-on-year in October, with high street shops enjoying ...

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UK construction sees a rise in business activity

  • 03rd Nov, 2016

The latest Markit/CIPS purchasing managers' index (PMI) shows that construction output rose in October...

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Drop in London rental prices

  • 03rd Nov, 2016

According to a report by property investment firm Landbay, London rental prices dropped 0.11 per cen...

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Service sector growth fastest since January, but inflation set to soar

  • 03rd Nov, 2016

The Markit/CIPS services purchasing managers' index rose to 54.5 last month (52.6 in September), the h...

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UK inflation set to ‘quadruple’ cutting disposable income

  • 03rd Nov, 2016

UK inflation is set to 'quadruple' to approximately 4 per cent in the second half of 2017, according t...

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M&A activity expected to increase amongst IFAs

  • 03rd Nov, 2016

A survey by Investec Wealth & Investment shows that merger and acquisition (M&A) activity is...

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UK house prices six times the average annual wage

  • 03rd Nov, 2016

UK house price growth slowed in October, but a standard home now costs six times the average annual ...

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Unwitting business leaders personally responsible for VAT

  • 01st Nov, 2016

Businesses and their directors could be penalised for employees going behind their back and undertak...

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Lending to SMEs rises at fastest pace since 2012

  • 01st Nov, 2016

Figures from the Bank of England (BoE) show that lending to small businesses rose in September at it...

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Weaker pound boosts exports, but import costs rise steeply

  • 01st Nov, 2016

According to the latest Markit/CIPS manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) survey, the weak...

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UK’s wealthiest investigated over £2 billion of underpaid tax

  • 01st Nov, 2016

The National Audit Office has published a report outlining HM Revenue & Customs’ approach to c...

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Significant increase in number of personal insolvencies

  • 01st Nov, 2016

The number of personal insolvencies in England and Wales increased by a fifth in the third quarter o...

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London businesses lagging post-Brexit

  • 01st Nov, 2016

The financial health of London businesses is lagging behind the rest of the UK following the vote to...

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eCommerce set to lead the way this Christmas

  • 01st Nov, 2016

According to the EMarketer's UK Christmas Season Retail Sales forecast, one-fifth of UK Christmas sea...

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Positive future for UK recruitment industry

  • 01st Nov, 2016

Recruitment agencies, many of whom are small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), should expect to i...

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Increase in corporate insolvencies fuelled by Brexit vote

  • 31st Oct, 2016

The UK has seen a 2.2 per cent increase in the number of corporate insolvencies, that's according to ...

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CGT hits £6.9 billion driven by property prices and buy-to-lets

  • 31st Oct, 2016

HM Revenue & Custom's take from annual CGT receipts increased by 25 per cent in 2014-15 to reach ...

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Congratulations to the winners of the annual British Farming Awards

  • 31st Oct, 2016

The 2016 British Farming Awards, which highlight the determination and tenacity of British farmers i...

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Fraud costs SMEs £260m

  • 28th Oct, 2016

More than £260 million of fraud is going unreported, as the rising number of scams takes its toll o...

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UK property taking 91 days to sell

  • 28th Oct, 2016

The latest City Rate of Sale report from the Centre for Economic and Business Research, issued by Po...

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UK car industry grows

  • 28th Oct, 2016

The UK car industry is racing ahead, with almost 160,000 vehicles built last month and more than one...

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London still leads the way for entrepreneurs and startups

  • 27th Oct, 2016

We already know that London remains a favourite for startups, with a recent post-Brexit survey of 20...

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SMEs concerned about post-Brexit future

  • 27th Oct, 2016

Research shows that a gap is emerging between UK businesses regarding the impact of Brexit, with sma...

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Lack of understanding deterring SMEs from claiming R&D tax relief

  • 27th Oct, 2016

Between 2001 and 2015 more than 141,000 Research & Development (R&D) claims were made, resul...

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UK ‘a good place to start a business’, despite Brexit

  • 27th Oct, 2016

A survey by Barclays of the perceptions of 1,350 global business leaders of UK entrepreneurs and on ...

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CBI export figures show competitiveness with EU at record high

  • 27th Oct, 2016

Latest figures from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) industrial trends survey show that e...

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Construction firms suffering cashflow problems

  • 25th Oct, 2016

Recent research reveals that smaller construction firms are suffering cashflow problems due to delay...

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Media industry feeling the post-Brexit pinch

  • 25th Oct, 2016

The media industry, one of the UK's most dynamic sectors, is showing signs of uncertainly as a result...

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Automated self assessments increase risk of tax overpayments

  • 25th Oct, 2016

An investigation by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales of digital tax sys...

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UK tax legislation must be simplified to reduce errors

  • 21st Oct, 2016

The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) has drawn attention to official figures published showing...

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HMRC to investigate companies with large numbers of agency or self-employed staff

  • 21st Oct, 2016

A new HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) unit has been set up to tackle exploitation of the self-employ...

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Beavis Morgan sponsored Ollie Jackson named 2016 Motorsport Personality of the Year at the Audi Driver Awards

  • 20th Oct, 2016

Congratulations to Ollie Jackson and the AmDTuning.com team, who enjoyed an evening of success at th...

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Scottish law firms at risk of insolvency

  • 20th Oct, 2016

The fall in the value of the Pound and uncertainty over the vote to leave the European Union is exac...

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Calls for Britain’s complex tax system to be simplified

  • 20th Oct, 2016

Ahead of the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement next month, a group of key business and institute leade...

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Business disruption – a major concern for small businesses

  • 20th Oct, 2016

According to new research by small business insurer Direct Line for Business, in the last two years ...

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Taxman benefitting from lack of IHT awareness

  • 20th Oct, 2016

According to a new survey by insurer Canada Life, three fifths of people who face a potential Inheri...

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Greater Thames Valley leads the way in productivity

  • 20th Oct, 2016

A Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEP) report into Gross Value Added (GVA), a measure of an area's con...

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Distribution of wealth – IHT and other tax implications

  • 18th Oct, 2016

Downing Street has rejected housing minister Gavin Barwell's recent call for pensioners to leave thei...

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Brexit giving the cosmetic surgery sector a lift

  • 14th Oct, 2016

It's not only the UK tourism and retail industries that are benefitting from the weaker pound*. Accor...

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Auto-enrolment will save workers billions

  • 14th Oct, 2016

In its latest auto-enrolment update, the Department for Work and Pensions has claimed that auto-enro...

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Number of UK businesses hits record high

  • 14th Oct, 2016

The number of private sector businesses in the UK has hit a record 5.5 million, according to officia...

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Sales boost for manufacturers, but not for services sector

  • 13th Oct, 2016

Last week we reported that conditions in the UK manufacturing sector have improved significantly, wi...

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Small businesses expect growth, but face technology and skills gaps

  • 13th Oct, 2016

A recent report shows 73 per cent of small businesses with five or more employees anticipate growth ...

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Tough trading conditions and a drop in confidence in the food industry

  • 12th Oct, 2016

Confidence is down and concerns are mounting within the food and drink sector, the largest manufactu...

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House prices drop at fastest rate in five years

  • 12th Oct, 2016

A survey by Halifax and IHS Markit shows that UK house prices fell at the fastest rate in five years...

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Will the introduction of country P&Ls pay off? – Campaign

  • 12th Oct, 2016

Article published by Campaign, 11 October 2016 Are the world's biggest agency groups swapping one ...

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Consumer spending increases, driven by online transactions

  • 12th Oct, 2016

Latest figures show that UK consumer spending was up 2.4 per cent year on year in September, followi...

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Banks to refer SME loan applications to alternative finance providers

  • 12th Oct, 2016

According to a report by the Times, in the next three months the Treasury is planning to implement a...

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Rise in Scottish business failures

  • 12th Oct, 2016

Data published this week shows that the number of Scottish firms failing grew by approximately 30 pe...

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Beavis Morgan sponsored Tyrrell Hatton wins Alfred Dunhill Links and first European Tour title

  • 11th Oct, 2016

Congratulations to England's Tyrrell Hatton who secured his first victory on the European Tour, finis...

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UK SMEs optimistic despite economic uncertainty

  • 10th Oct, 2016

According to the latest Business Barometer, nearly three-quarters (73 per cent) of UK small and medi...

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Increase in value of UK M&A but drop in volume

  • 10th Oct, 2016

The value of UK mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the third quarter increased to $78.3 billion (...

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BBC and sports stars face HMRC tax probes

  • 10th Oct, 2016

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has revealed that over 100 BBC stars are being investigated for alle...

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Industrial output falls despite weaker pound

  • 07th Oct, 2016

UK industrial production fell in August by 0.4 per cent, partly due to a drop in oil and gas product...

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Buy to let landlords using tax loophole to invest in property

  • 07th Oct, 2016

In an attempt to avoid the new rules announced by the Chancellor in 2015, where landlords face new l...

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Update: Judge dismisses buy-to-let legal challenge

  • 07th Oct, 2016

The High Court has dismissed the legal challenge brought by buy to let landlords*, with a representa...

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Ollie Jackson shows impressive pace at close of 2016 BTCC season

  • 06th Oct, 2016

Congratulations to Beavis Morgan sponsored Ollie Jackson and the AmDTuning team on a successful clos...

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Landlords fight Government over tax changes

  • 06th Oct, 2016

The challenge to new tax rules for landlords has began. From next year, landlords will no longer be ...

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London still leading the way for startup businesses

  • 06th Oct, 2016

London has the largest number of VAT and/or PAYE based businesses, with 18.2 per cent of the UK total...

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UK Services Sector continues post-Brexit vote recovery

  • 06th Oct, 2016

Activity in the UK services sector grew more than expected in September, according to data released ...

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UK car sales hit new record

  • 05th Oct, 2016

September, one of the two months each year when new licence plates are issued, is traditionally a bu...

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SMEs holding on to cash reserves amid Brexit uncertainty

  • 05th Oct, 2016

SMEs have on average £556,000 in business savings accounts, that’s according to research of 500 b...

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Charities and not for profits should look to outsource finance function

  • 05th Oct, 2016

Financial skills are increasingly required by the charity and not for profit sector and an organisat...

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Popularity of craft beer sees increase in UK breweries

  • 05th Oct, 2016

Craft beer in the UK remains popular, with new figures showing an 8 per cent rise the number of UK b...

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Former football star faces bankruptcy

  • 05th Oct, 2016

In a recent article*, we reported that poor financial advice received at the height of his career le...

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Tax system impeding growth of property and construction businesses

  • 05th Oct, 2016

According to a 12-month market outlook report, over 70 per cent of UK based property and constructio...

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UK Manufacturing PMI reaches highest level since 2014

  • 03rd Oct, 2016

A closely watched survey shows that conditions in the UK manufacturing sector have improved signific...

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Wealthy advised to invest in small business

  • 03rd Oct, 2016

With banks still wary to invest in small and medium sized businesses (SMEs), the lack of funding pre...

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HMRC agrees “secret” tax deal for footballers

  • 03rd Oct, 2016

According to the Mail, footballers are being allowed to reduce their income tax bills under a undisc...

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UK to leave the EU by summer 2019

  • 03rd Oct, 2016

At her first Tory Party conference as Prime Minister, Theresa May has announced that the UK is to be...

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M&A activity bounces back

  • 03rd Oct, 2016

According to recent analysis, UK merger and acquisition (M&A) activity bounced back strongly in ...

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British Small Business Awards: Innovation of the Year shortlist announced

  • 03rd Oct, 2016

Congratulations to all those shortlisted in the British Small Business Awards, Innovation of the Yea...

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Two thirds of UK workers auto-enrolled, but coverage uneven

  • 30th Sep, 2016

A recent survey has shown that whilst a third of workers have now been auto-enrolled, coverage acros...

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Accountant role shifting due to MTD

  • 30th Sep, 2016

Self-assessment is soon to be replaced by HM Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC) software-led Making Tax...

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UK seventh in ranking of the world’s most competitive economies

  • 29th Sep, 2016

The UK has overtaken Hong Kong, Japan and Finland to climb three places to number seven in the influ...

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Carol Concert: Beavis Morgan supports the Nicholls Spinal Injury Foundation

  • 28th Sep, 2016

We are pleased to announce that this year we are sponsoring the Nicholls Spinal Injury Foundation’...

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SMEs stifling cashflow and wasting time on cash deposits

  • 28th Sep, 2016

SMEs are hampering their cashflow, by making delayed payments into their accounts. According to rese...

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High tax on beer severely impacting hospitality industry

  • 28th Sep, 2016

The high level of tax on beer has been criticised by industry groups for bringing about a decline in...

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PLEASE VOTE FOR JIGGER! …. Grass Roots Awards: Overcoming Adversity – Sheffield Celebration of Sport dinner

  • 27th Sep, 2016

Voting closes on Friday 30 September! When he was just seven, Jonathan (Jigger) Thomson was diagn...

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Small business come together to discuss common areas of interest

  • 27th Sep, 2016

Business support groups are set to unite to demand policies for productivity and growth this week af...

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Tough new lending requirements for landlords

  • 27th Sep, 2016

The Bank of England's Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) will announce new lending requirements fo...

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Lobby group urges government to relax EIS rules

  • 27th Sep, 2016

The Enterprise Investment Scheme Association (EISA) has said the rules governing tax-efficient enter...

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Beavis Morgan announces sponsorship of professional golfers

  • 26th Sep, 2016

Our sponsorship of English professional golfer Tyrrell Hatton, who plays on the European Tour, has p...

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Retail and tourism boosted by slump in the pound

  • 23rd Sep, 2016

According to the first official travel figures since the Brexit vote saw a drop in the pound and inc...

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Manufacturing growth accelerates

  • 23rd Sep, 2016

Manufacturing firms reported a steep rise in output in September, despite fears that the Brexit vote...

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Revised UK growth figures based on stronger than expected performance

  • 23rd Sep, 2016

Despite the fact that the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) figures this week show that business ...

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Millennials put property above pensions as focus of savings

  • 23rd Sep, 2016

Under-35’s consider saving for a house more important that saving for retirement. According to res...

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Increase in number of over-65s entering insolvency

  • 21st Sep, 2016

Research shows that the number of over-65s entering insolvency has seen a 10 per cent jump since the...

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Dramatic increase in CGT paid by Britons

  • 21st Sep, 2016

The 2016 Tax Action report from Unbiased.co.uk and Prudential shows that individuals in the UK are p...

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Happy customers and healthy cashflow key to business success

  • 21st Sep, 2016

New figures from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) show that business confidence is low, as m...

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2020CA Ltd joins Beavis Morgan to form BM2020

  • 21st Sep, 2016

We are pleased to announce that on 5 August 2016, 2020CA Ltd joined forces with Beavis Morgan LLP, t...

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Steep rise in cases of payments fraud

  • 20th Sep, 2016

The UK payments industry has seen a dramatic increase in fraud in recent months. Between 1 January a...

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UK funding system for startups “appallingly bad”

  • 20th Sep, 2016

The UK has been described as having an "appallingly bad" funding system for startup businesses. Speaki...

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London still a favourite for tech startups, despite Brexit

  • 20th Sep, 2016

There's more good news for the London technology sector. Last week it was reported that billion dolla...

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Small business lending reaches record high

  • 19th Sep, 2016

The National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers figures shows that lending to small businesse...

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Retired homeowners’ property wealth hits £1 trillion

  • 19th Sep, 2016

Analysis from Key Retirement’s Pensioner Property Index, which tracks the amount of equity held in...

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London tops global list of most expensive office space for tech startups

  • 16th Sep, 2016

London beats New York, Paris and Hong Kong as the most expensive office space in the world for tech...

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New minimum wage rates apply from 1 October 2016

  • 16th Sep, 2016

The new minimum wage (NMW), which will apply for workers under the age of 25 years, as well as appre...

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Poor financial advice leaves England footballer at the “mercy” of HMRC

  • 16th Sep, 2016

In an upcoming biography, former England footballer Ian Wright said he found himself with major tax ...

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Billion dollar tech business sets up innovation hub in London

  • 16th Sep, 2016

London as a global tech capital remains "open for business" despite concerns that the Brexit vote woul...

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R&D tax credit incentives set to double in the next three years

  • 16th Sep, 2016

According to recent figures published by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), British businesses investe...

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HMRC reviewing card records in crackdown on small businesses

  • 14th Sep, 2016

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has revealed that it is closely watching small firms by monitoring t

...

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Wages lag behind UK property inflation

  • 14th Sep, 2016

The latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) report shows that property prices have continued to

...

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Music contributes £4.1bn to the UK economy

  • 13th Sep, 2016

The British music contributed £4.1bn to the UK economy in 2015, with streaming sites such as Spotif...

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British business confidence on the rise

  • 13th Sep, 2016

A latest Business Trends Report suggests that the post-Brexit slump is not as severe as originally a...

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SMEs wasting valuable time being kept waiting by HMRC

  • 13th Sep, 2016

Small and medium sized (SME) businesses say they are still being kept waiting in queue on the phone ...

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Chancellor dismisses pledge to cut corporation tax

  • 12th Sep, 2016

According to Chancellor Philip Hammond, his predecessor George Osborne's plan to cut corporation tax ...

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Brexit not yet impacting SME house builders

  • 12th Sep, 2016

A Federation of Master Builders (FMB) survey, the first one to be conducted since the Brexit vote, i...

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Beavis Morgan race team finish P1 in class at Mugello

  • 12th Sep, 2016

Congratulations to Beavis Morgan sponsored Ollie Jackson, as well as to Alistair MacKinnon and the t...

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Two thirds of UK small businesses expect to grow despite Brexit

  • 12th Sep, 2016

The business support group, Enterprise Nation, has published their authoritative Small Business Baro

...

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Small businesses missing out on international sales

  • 09th Sep, 2016

60 per cent of UK small businesses are potentially missing out on millions of pounds in lost revenue...

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UK the top G20 country for the ease of starting a digital business and cutting red tape

  • 09th Sep, 2016

The recent G20 Digital Entrepreneurship Barometer, the basis of a new report, “Digital Disruption ...

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Beavis Morgan sponsored Ollie Jackson racing Ginetta G57

  • 09th Sep, 2016

Wishing all the best to Beavis Morgan sponsored Ollie Jackson, racing this weekend with AJ MacKinnon...

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SMEs to generate £16 billion for the UK economy

  • 08th Sep, 2016

SMEs are set to generate £16 billion for the UK economy each year by the end of 2020, a new report

...

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SMEs reluctant to access bank debt

  • 08th Sep, 2016

The latest SME Finance Monitor indicates a drop in small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) looking

...

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New data suggests UK economy is “in the midst of a slowdown”

  • 08th Sep, 2016

The National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) monthly estimates of GDP suggest that

...

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London, the most business friendly city in the world

  • 07th Sep, 2016

London has once again topped the list of the most business friendly cities in the world. The report,

...

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British business boosted by R&D tax credits

  • 07th Sep, 2016

Research and development (R&D) tax credits have proved to be a major boost to British business, ...

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Inheritance tax payments set to soar with rising property prices

  • 07th Sep, 2016

We have been talking a lot recently about how many may not yet realise it but, with the significant

...

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Consumer spending hit a 13-month high in August

  • 07th Sep, 2016

Consumer spending was at its highest level in 13 months in August, boosted by the slump in the value

...

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UK’s service sector returns to growth

  • 07th Sep, 2016

The latest Markit/CIPS purchasing managers' index shows that the UK’s service sector rebounded stron

...

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Property or Pension?

  • 06th Sep, 2016

The Bank of England's chief economist, Andy Haldane, recently claimed that property, not pensions, wa

...

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SMEs believe bigger businesses get a better tax deal

  • 06th Sep, 2016

New research has revealed that 71 per cent of UK small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) believe th

...

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Parents pay £53,000 more to live near top schools

  • 06th Sep, 2016

As the summer holidays draw to a close, not all parents will be heaving a sigh of relief, as new st

...

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Small businesses paid billions in corporation tax last year

  • 06th Sep, 2016

UK small businesses were hit hard last year by paying a record £32 billion in corporation tax. The

...

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British Small Business Awards: Shortlist announced for Micro Business of the Year

  • 05th Sep, 2016

The first shortlist has been announced for the British Small Business Awards 2016: Micro Business o

...

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SMEs must have timely financial information to survive and thrive

  • 05th Sep, 2016

SMEs are the lifeblood of the UK economy. They stimulate economic activity, create jobs, drive inno

...

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Hospitality industry disappointed by government’s sugar tax strategy

  • 05th Sep, 2016

The UK's proposed new Soft Drinks Industry Levy (SDIL), nicknamed the “sugar tax” by the media an...

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Retail sales beat expectations despite Brexit concerns

  • 05th Sep, 2016

British shoppers have shrugged off the Brexit blues, with retail sales growing at their fastest leve...

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Minister received inheritance tax break worth millions

  • 05th Sep, 2016

According to a recent report, the deputy leader of the House of Lords, Lord Howe, received a tax bre...

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Manufacturing sector records steepest rise in output for 25 years

  • 02nd Sep, 2016

Growth in the UK manufacturing sector reached a 10 month high in August after dipping significantly ...

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Smarter procurement could save UK SMEs billions

  • 02nd Sep, 2016

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) could save six per cent of their combined annual turnover1,...

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The use of trusts to minimise IHT

  • 02nd Sep, 2016

There have been a number of articles in the press recently about the use of trusts in order to minim...

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Listings on Airbnb surge as more buy-to-let landlords sign up

  • 02nd Sep, 2016

More and more buy-to-let landlords are turning to Airbnb to market their properties, with almost hal...

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More cost effective décor market to outperform home retail sales

  • 01st Sep, 2016

The UK home décor market is likely to outperform home retail sales, which have been hit hard by Bre...

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Small businesses impacted by new national living wage

  • 01st Sep, 2016

The new national living wage is significantly impacting the profits of small businesses, according t...

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Investment in alternative property market picks up post-Brexit

  • 01st Sep, 2016

Recent data shows that buying of so-called alternative or specialist property has increased followin...

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Tyrrell Hatton feeling confident as he returns to Crans Montana

  • 01st Sep, 2016

The European Tour now heads to the picturesque Swiss Alps for the Omega European Masters from 1-4 Se...

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Entrepreneurs receive £250m in startup loans

  • 01st Sep, 2016

According to Business and Energy Secretary, Greg Clark, entrepreneurs across the country have been g...

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Salary sacrifice review may push up tax bills

  • 01st Sep, 2016

Employee tax bills could rise, after ministers launched a consultation paper looking at salary sacri...

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UK firms finding it hard to get funding post Brexit

  • 01st Sep, 2016

High growth companies in the UK are finding it more difficult to get finance following the Brexit vo...

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Hospitality sector boosted by Brexit vote

  • 30th Aug, 2016

According to recent economic surveys, Britons are eating and drinking their way through the Brexit v...

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Top score at Rockingham for Beavis Morgan sponsored Ollie Jackson

  • 30th Aug, 2016

Congratulations to Beavis Morgan sponsored Ollie Jackson and the AmDTuning team on a season's best pe...

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UK leading the way for foreign investment

  • 30th Aug, 2016

Figures released by the Department for International Trade show a record number of investments were ...

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Boost to tourism sector as more Britons opt to holiday at home

  • 30th Aug, 2016

With more Britons opting to holiday in the UK, businesses in the tourism sector across the country h...

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Average household will pay more than £800k tax over a lifetime

  • 30th Aug, 2016

According to research by the TaxPayers’ Alliance, the average family in the UK will pay over £800...

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Tax ruling could see contractors out of pocket

  • 30th Aug, 2016

If the Government goes ahead with planned tax changes for the self-employed, more than half of the 2...

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UK enters post-referendum period “with good momentum”

  • 29th Aug, 2016

Figures released by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show that the two key contributory facto

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Long working hours and no time off for UK entrepreneurs

  • 29th Aug, 2016

According to recent research conducted by Lloyds Bank, nearly a third of UK entrepreneurs have not t

...

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Isas less popular, as investments in stocks and shares rise

  • 29th Aug, 2016

According to figures released by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), Isas are no longer as popular as t

...

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Increase in requests for advice on IHT

  • 29th Aug, 2016

There have been a number of enquiries recently from people seeking advice on Inheritance Tax Plannin

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Britons quitting jobs to pursue their passion

  • 26th Aug, 2016

A report by the CEBR and YouGov has revealed that 12 per cent of British professionals have left the...

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Warning of unexpected tax bills for unlocking money from pension pots

  • 26th Aug, 2016

A recent statement from Citizens Advice warns that people are being hit with unexpected tax bills af...

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HMRC to transfer tax refunds direct to customer accounts

  • 26th Aug, 2016

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has confirmed they will no longer be sending out cheques for tax reb...

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SME Advice: How to increase profits

  • 25th Aug, 2016

In business, the profit is your reward for all the hard work you have put in, and it is the key indi...

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Credit card lending on the rise

  • 25th Aug, 2016

British shoppers seem unfazed by Brexit, with 168 million transactions taking place via credit cards...

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HMRC clamping down on foreign income

  • 25th Aug, 2016

Governments around the world are increasingly taking a hard line against those perceived to have avo...

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Barrister’s Pension Contributions

  • 25th Aug, 2016

Barrister’s Pension Contributions Article published in Barrister Magazine and Barrister Lifesty...

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SMEs must adhere to data protection laws to avoid fines

  • 24th Aug, 2016

Despite the Brexit vote, even the smallest of small businesses in the UK will have to comply with th...

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Recruitment door still open as businesses look to hire

  • 24th Aug, 2016

Despite all the doom and gloom in the press following the Brexit vote, businesses are in fact optimi...

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Property sales steady in wake of Brexit

  • 24th Aug, 2016

According to figures released this week by HM Revenue & Customs, property buyers went through wi...

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SMEs hit by contractual issues and bad debt

  • 23rd Aug, 2016

Unclear and inflexible supplier contracts have cost SMEs £4 billion in the past three years. The s...

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Further inflation rises predicted

  • 23rd Aug, 2016

The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose by 0.6 per cent in the year to July 2016, up from 0.5 per cent ...

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UK startups alive and well despite Brexit fears

  • 23rd Aug, 2016

London is still the startup hub of Europe, according to recent research by Statista. Figures release...

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Late payments affecting small firms

  • 22nd Aug, 2016

The recent research findings published by the Insolvency Service, R3, indicates that late payments f...

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Tax avoidance clampdown concerns

  • 22nd Aug, 2016

There have been many reports in the press recently about HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) cracking do...

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SMEs expect costs to rise post-Brexit

  • 22nd Aug, 2016

A recent survey of 566 UK SMEs has shown that 48 per cent of respondents believe that their business...

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Property helps boost UK’s net wealth

  • 19th Aug, 2016

According to recent data from the Office of National Statistics, net wealth in the UK reached £8.8...

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Online shopping at 20 month high

  • 19th Aug, 2016

Online shopping saw a major boost in July, thanks to summer discounts and the warmer weather, accord...

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Prime Minister promises closer business and trade ties with China

  • 18th Aug, 2016

Prime Minister, Theresa May, has written a hand delivered note to the Chinese president, Xi Jinxing,...

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Productivity levels and UK business

  • 18th Aug, 2016

UK businesses are failing to address productivity issues in the workplace, that's according to a repo...

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SMEs must move with the times to remain competitive

  • 18th Aug, 2016

Despite the fact that most consumers (70 per cent) consider it the norm to be able to pay using a ca...

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Overwhelming success rate for taxpayers challenging HMRC

  • 17th Aug, 2016

According to recent figures released by the Government, taxpayers who challenge a penalty from HM Re...

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Business rates negatively impact demand for shops

  • 17th Aug, 2016

The latest survey from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) has shown that the number of empty shops ...

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Weaker sterling pushing up consumer prices

  • 17th Aug, 2016

The latest Office of National Statistics figures show that inflation is now at 20 month high, with t...

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Londoners more in debt than those in other parts of the UK

  • 16th Aug, 2016

A report by charity StepChange has shown that, of all the regions surveyed, London has the highest l...

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Business owners look to different regions for opportunities

  • 16th Aug, 2016

A recent survey by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) has found that one in seven small...

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Small businesses win digital tax exemption from HMRC

  • 16th Aug, 2016

The Chairman of the Commons Treasury Committee, Andrew Tyrie, has welcomed HMRC’s decision to exem...

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HMRC proposes penalty point and late payment system

  • 16th Aug, 2016

The new “penalty point system” proposed by HMRC will see those late in submitting information ab...

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UK SMEs struggling with complex tax, finance and accounting requirements

  • 16th Aug, 2016

Many UK SMEs are struggling with the complex tax legislations, that’s according to a recent survey...

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UK businesses underprepared for FRS 102

  • 16th Aug, 2016

A number of recent surveys have shown that UK businesses are significantly underprepared for the maj...

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Invoice finance – a valuable source of funding for SMEs

  • 12th Aug, 2016

Whether you’re a start up or a well-established business, cash is king and managing its flow is cr...

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July sees boost to retail industry sales

  • 12th Aug, 2016

Retail sales rebounded significantly in July, indicating the strongest performance since January. Th...

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Inheritance Tax – The “avoidable tax”

  • 12th Aug, 2016

In light of the recent death of Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, the sixth Duke of Westminster, inheritan...

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Small businesses outside of London more resilient

  • 12th Aug, 2016

A recent report has shown that small firms based outside of London survive longer, showing they are ...

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More choices needed for SMEs, says banking review

  • 12th Aug, 2016

A recent banking review by CMA, the Competition and Markets Authority, has shown that they want to i...

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Regulatory and compliance issues a concern for small business

  • 10th Aug, 2016

40 per cent of small businesses say that are struggling with regulatory and compliance issues, with ...

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London retail property set for record year

  • 10th Aug, 2016

According to industry experts, overseas buyers are set to spend over £2bn on London retail property...

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SMEs must protect cashflow amid market volatility

  • 08th Aug, 2016

A study by the Asset Based Finance Association shows that small firms tend to wait six weeks longer ...

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Succession planning: Plan now for the future

  • 08th Aug, 2016

At a recent round table event held at the University of South Wales Newport campus, attended by loca...

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High street spending down, but online sales strengthen

  • 05th Aug, 2016

A recent survey of high street retailers has found that the industry has shown zero growth in total ...

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Mixed reaction to interest rate cuts

  • 05th Aug, 2016

As suspected, the Bank of England has cut interest rates to a record low of 0.25%. This move has bee...

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UK manufacturing activity falls at fastest pace for three years

  • 04th Aug, 2016

Data from the Markit/CIPS manufacturing purchasing managers' index, the first full set of data since t...

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Starting a business? Do your homework!

  • 04th Aug, 2016

Despite the fact that 75 per cent of businesses feel they do not know their customer base well enoug...

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Brexit fuelling an environment for fraud

  • 04th Aug, 2016

A recent Fraud Barometer, highlighting internal and external threats facing SME businesses, has show...

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SMEs pay out 94 per cent of profits as dividends, new research finds

  • 04th Aug, 2016

In the 2015 Summer Budget, the Chancellor outlined changes requiring SMEs to pay higher taxes on div...

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PM pledges to support SMEs

  • 04th Aug, 2016

Ahead of a meeting of entrepreneurs at Downing Street later today, PM Theresa May has made it clear ...

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UK construction sector negatively impacted by weaker Sterling

  • 03rd Aug, 2016

The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) warns that the UK construction industry could be severely im...

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Rio Olympic Games present opportunities for UK SMEs

  • 03rd Aug, 2016

With just a few days to go before the official opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, UK...

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Interest rate cuts bad news for savers

  • 03rd Aug, 2016

With interest rates set to be cut for the first time in seven years later today by the Bank of Engl...

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Pension schemes: protect your lifetime allowance

  • 02nd Aug, 2016

The government has introduced lifetime caps on the amount an individual can tax-efficiently save in

...

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SME deal activity up on previous year despite Brexit vote

  • 01st Aug, 2016

According to the Cass Business School UK Growth Buyout report, deal activity amongst British SME's in

...

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Tyrrell Hatton on target to a achieve a Top 50 world ranking by the end of year

  • 01st Aug, 2016

Congratulations to Beavis Morgan sponsored Tyrrell Hatton on a hugely successful US PGA Championship

...

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Barn conversions on the decline, hampered by lack of funding

  • 01st Aug, 2016

The number of farm buildings in England being converted into homes has declined. That's according to

...

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Many startups fail: Here’s what you should know

  • 29th Jul, 2016

With successive studies from the Office of National Statistics showing that only around 40 to 45 per

...

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Optimism in manufacturing sector falls

  • 29th Jul, 2016

A recent industrial trends survey by the CBI has shown that optimism in the manufacturing sector is

...

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Steep rise in number of people being declared insolvent

  • 29th Jul, 2016

The Insolvency Service, R3, has reported a concerning rise in the number of personal insolvencies in

...

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Baby boomers not planning to leave inheritance

  • 28th Jul, 2016

Study findings published this week show that baby boomers, those born in the years following World W

...

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Concerns for first-time buyers and over-45s

  • 28th Jul, 2016

A recent report has shown that a third of those over 45 living in London are concerned that they wil

...

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UK economic growth ahead of EU referendum

  • 28th Jul, 2016

Stats released by the Office for National Statistics this week show the UK economy has grown by 0.

...

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Retail Sector: Digital technology and social media key to reaching customers

  • 27th Jul, 2016

According to a recent survey of 100 senior retail business leaders, digital technology and social me

...

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IHT receipts forecast to reach record high

  • 27th Jul, 2016

With inheritance tax (IHT) receipts forecast to reach a record high of £4.6bn in the 2015/16 tax yea

...

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Negative interest rate plans, a cause for concern for SMEs

  • 27th Jul, 2016

News that RBS may be planning to charge interest on accounts has been described as "deeply concerning

...

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Cost-cutting measures by HMRC still causing hassles for callers

  • 27th Jul, 2016

Earlier in the month we reported that, according to the National Audit Office, HM Revenue & Cust

...

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Thousands miss out on IHT breaks

  • 26th Jul, 2016

The government announced in last year's Budget that new, more generous Inheritance Tax (IHT) rules wi

...

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HMRC extends time period on “disguised remuneration” schemes

  • 26th Jul, 2016

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has added a four month extension to the amount of time allocated to

...

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SMEs: Financing for growth

  • 22nd Jul, 2016

A recent research report published earlier this month shows a growing divide between companies that

...

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Risk Management: SMEs severely underinsured

  • 22nd Jul, 2016

A recent survey of 1,500 SMEs, the 2016 Vero Insurance Index, shows that a large number of SMEs are

...

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Construction SMEs owed billions in unpaid invoices

  • 20th Jul, 2016

Construction SME's, which make up 18% of all businesses in the UK private sector, are still facing ch...

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Rising house prices affecting London small business

  • 19th Jul, 2016

A recent survey by The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) shows that the rising cost of house pric...

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HMRC risks losing confidence through digital shift

  • 19th Jul, 2016

The National Audit Office (NAO) has said that HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) risks losing the confi...

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Fifth of SMEs miss auto-enrolment staging date

  • 18th Jul, 2016

NOW: Pensions data shows that over a fifth of SMEs have missed their auto-enrolment staging date in ...

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Managing the risk and costs associated with working with RPOs

  • 18th Jul, 2016

The recruitment process outsourcers (RPOs) are set to remain a feature of the recruitment sector. Th...

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Warning issued about phishing emails from HMRC

  • 18th Jul, 2016

A warning has been issued about phishing emails or texts claiming to be from HMRC. This comes ahead ...

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Tyrrell achieves career-best major finish tied 5th at The Open

  • 18th Jul, 2016

Congratulations to Tyrrell Hatton on finishing tied 5th in 145th Open Championship at Royal Troon GC...

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Food is the entrepreneurs startup choice

  • 18th Jul, 2016

According to a recent survey of over 2,000 people in the days leading up to and following the Brexit...

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Women more susceptible to personal insolvency than men

  • 18th Jul, 2016

New figures from the Insolvency Service indicate that women are more likely than men to see their fi...

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Small businesses must make better use of time-saving technology to streamline processes

  • 18th Jul, 2016

A new survey by V1 reports that only 5% of small businesses have fully automated accounts payable pr...

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System for stopping exploitation of UK property market failing

  • 18th Jul, 2016

The House of Commons Home Affairs Committee has said that government attempts to stop the UK propert...

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Entrepreneurship is on the rise

  • 14th Jul, 2016

StartUp Britain, the government backed national enterprise campaign, has released data showing that ...

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Corporation tax cuts questioned

  • 14th Jul, 2016

The Chancellor is gone on record to say that he wants to bring down the UK’s corporation tax rate ...

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Cyber resilience: SMEs and the digital economy

  • 12th Jul, 2016

A recent study by the Federation of Small Businesses shows that a worrying 66 per cent of small and ...

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UK commercial property rents up in June

  • 12th Jul, 2016

Whilst capital value slowed in June, commercial property rents were up 0.2 per cent, according to th...

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Biggest regrets of small business owners on startup

  • 11th Jul, 2016

A survey by the Association of Accounting Technicians* (AAT) has revealed that the biggest regrets S...

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Tyrrell Hatton secures his place in The Open

  • 11th Jul, 2016

Congratulations to Tyrrell Hatton on finishing runner-up at Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open ...

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Tax changes could reduce contractor’s take-home pay

  • 08th Jul, 2016

With the UK’s tax rates, allowances and reliefs being changed on such a regular basis, it is no wo...

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UK the 11th largest manufacturing nation in the world

  • 08th Jul, 2016

Whilst there's no denying that manufacturing in the UK has seen a number of challenges in recent year...

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Third of tax paid by London, study reveals

  • 08th Jul, 2016

London is the number one taxpayer since the financial crash in 2008, a study by thinktank Centre for...

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Government reviewing UK insolvency Rules

  • 08th Jul, 2016

The UK's insolvency rules are currently being scruitinised by government, as they consider how best t...

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Call on R&D tax credits to be doubled

  • 06th Jul, 2016

In his five-point Brexit economic strategy, sent in a letter this week to the Telegraph, business se...

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Creativity and innovation – TeenTech Awards 2016 winners announced

  • 06th Jul, 2016

The Royal Society was recently the venue for the annual TeenTech Awards, which challenges youngsters...

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UK’s soaring company startup rate gives hope amidst Brexit uncertainly

  • 06th Jul, 2016

Recent official figures show that the number of companies in the UK has hit an all time high, positi...

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Restrictions to finance cost relief for individual landlords

  • 06th Jul, 2016

Individuals who receive rental income from letting their properties are about to see major changes i...

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BOE cuts banks’ capital requirements in response to Brexit shock

  • 06th Jul, 2016

Following the release of the bi-annual Financial Stability Report this morning, and in a move to sof...

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Record drop in small business confidence ahead of referendum

  • 05th Jul, 2016

Survey findings from research conducted by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) before the EU re...

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Businesses required to disclose names of “people with significant control”

  • 04th Jul, 2016

The UK Government's "People with Significant Control" register has gone live, requiring companies to di...

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Corporation tax cuts to encourage continued investment

  • 04th Jul, 2016

It is widely reported that George Osborne is planning to reduce UK’s corporation tax to less than ...

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Biggest barriers for startups this year and beyond

  • 01st Jul, 2016

At a recent dinner for entrepreneurs of successful UK startups and previous winners of the Startups ...

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The Legal Awards 2016 winners are announced

  • 01st Jul, 2016

Congratulations to all the finalists and the winners of the Lawyer Awards 2016, which took place on ...

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Thousands warned they are not eligible for the new state pension

  • 30th Jun, 2016

The Government has announced they will be sending out letters to those with less than 10 years of Na...

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FSB: UK must retain access to the single market and skilled immigrants

  • 30th Jun, 2016

As small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) reassess their investment and hiring plans following ...

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The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act is here

  • 29th Jun, 2016

From tomorrow, 30 June 2016, the annual return is being replaced. Instead, you’ll now file a confi...

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To audit or not to audit? That is the question

  • 28th Jun, 2016

Companies subject to the small companies’ exemption are no longer compelled to have an audit. In t...

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“Everything is continuing as normal” says HMRC amid Brexit fears

  • 28th Jun, 2016

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has been inundated with calls to their helpline from individuals an...

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Alternative finance steps in to help companies get the funding they need

  • 27th Jun, 2016

SMEs have a critical role in driving economic growth, yet they are finding it increasingly difficult...

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Major new international study sets out seven vital success attributes vital for business

  • 27th Jun, 2016

According to a study by the ACCA, professional accountants require a blend of seven key skills sets,...

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Britain Leaving the EU: The Impact on SMEs

  • 24th Jun, 2016

Now the Referendum results are out and Britain has voted to leave the European Union, the opportunit...

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The EU Referendum 2016: Preparation key to managing risk and capitalising on opportunities

  • 22nd Jun, 2016

With the June 23 EU Referendum upon us, our business experts at Beavis Morgan are on hand to provide...

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SMEs afraid of taking risks

  • 22nd Jun, 2016

A third of UK SMEs say a fear of failure is impacting their ability to take risks and innovate, acco...

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UK startups being hit by unplanned expenses

  • 21st Jun, 2016

A recent article in smallbusiness.co.uk highlights the fact that UK entrepreneurs are finding that t...

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Businesses must keep a constant lookout for risk factors in their supply chains

  • 21st Jun, 2016

A recent article in Packaging News highlights the considerable threats to businesses within the pack...

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Can small businesses avoid the need for fundraising rounds?

  • 20th Jun, 2016

In an article in The Sunday Times (19th June), it is suggested that startup businesses do not always...

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Distinct differences in why men and women become insolvent, says R3

  • 20th Jun, 2016

A recent study by R3 (the insolvency industry’s trade association) highlights the very different r...

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Tax planning is always key

  • 20th Jun, 2016

A recent article in The Times argues that the main cost of inflation is not economic, but taxation r...

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Can cash beat shares?

  • 16th Jun, 2016

This is Money Research from Moneyfacts seems to imply that savers aiming to get the best returns ...

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Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 – Next implementation date 30 June 2016

  • 16th Jun, 2016

The next stage of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (the Act), a new regime set...

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Worrying statistics highlight importance of inheritance tax planning

  • 15th Jun, 2016

An Office for National Statistics forecast suggests Inheritance Tax (IHT) revenue will reach £4.6bn...

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Manufacturing growth fastest in four years

  • 15th Jun, 2016

BBC Office for National Statistics (ONS) latest figures show positive news for the manufacturing ...

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HMRC withdraws PAYE Health Checks and Post Transaction Valuation Checks

  • 14th Jun, 2016

As of 31 March 2016, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has withdrawn two of their informal valuation c...

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New dividend tax regime to hit small business owners

  • 14th Jun, 2016

The new dividend tax rules, which came into effect at the start of the 2016 tax year, are anticipate...

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Business as usual for routine tax planning, says HMRC

  • 13th Jun, 2016

In a previous report, it was said that HMRC was aiming to raise £5bn extra a year by 2019-20 by tac...

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Good news for retail industry as high street sales rise

  • 13th Jun, 2016

Sky News Figures from the British Retail Consortium indicate a positive increase in sales in May ...

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SMEs increasingly concerned about the outlook for the economy

  • 09th Jun, 2016

A recent business barometer report has shown that UK small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are b...

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The Future of Inheritance Tax

  • 08th Jun, 2016

The Guardian A recent report by the Pru suggests that Inheritance Tax (IHT) may soon be a thing o...

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Hospitality sector set to benefit from Euro 2016

  • 07th Jun, 2016

With the Euro 2016 kicking off in France later this week and lasting until 10 July 2016, many SMEs a...

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ACCA study: Accounting landscape evolving rapidly

  • 03rd Jun, 2016

A recent study by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has found that accountan...

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SME demand for alternative finance on the rise, as high street banks continue to disappoint

  • 02nd Jun, 2016

City AM A recent survey shows that SMEs are becoming increasingly frustrated with high street ban...

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London teeming with entrepreneurial talent

  • 01st Jun, 2016

From FinTech and PropTech to startups and incubators, London is teeming with entrepreneurial talent....

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More women eager to startup in business

  • 26th May, 2016

ITV News One in ten women want to start up their own business but lack the confidence to do so, a...

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HMRC accused of benefitting from “accidental overpayments” through digital tax filings

  • 26th May, 2016

The Independent A recent report by the National Audit Office indicates that millions may be owed ...

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It’s busy today on the iconic design streets of London’s Clerkenwell

  • 25th May, 2016

Clerkenwell Design Week | 24-26 MAY 2016 Clerkenwell, EC1, is famous for being home to tech start...

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London – the next global tech giant?

  • 24th May, 2016

City AM London's “incredible entrepreneurial attitude” has propelled it into second place in t...

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“Red Tape” Stunting Small Business Growth

  • 23rd May, 2016

Federation of Small Businesses A study by the Federation of Small Businesses has found that small...

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London remains UK’s startup hub in annual Startup 100 list

  • 20th May, 2016

Startups 100 2016 According to the recent Startups.co.uk 100 2016 index which ranks the UK’s mo...

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Are you tax resident in the UK with a bank account overseas?

  • 18th May, 2016

With effect from January this year the UK along with over 50 other countries adopted the Economic C...

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Research shows migrants tend to be more entrepreneurial than those born in Britain

  • 18th May, 2016

The Telegraph Are you thinking of setting up in business? Researchers at Aston University and the...

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Is it time to outsource your payroll function?

  • 17th May, 2016

Since the introduction of the National Minimum Wage in 1999, businesses have also had to cope with R...

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HMRC urged to postpone quarterly digital reporting by at least a year

  • 16th May, 2016

Accountancy Age 16 May 2016 Are you prepared for quarterly digital reporting? HMRC is being urged...

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The Insolvency Service figures reveal significant increase in director disqualifications

  • 13th May, 2016

The Times, 13 May 2016 Are you concerned about your business’ cashflow and the possible negativ...

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London has more multi-millionaires than any other city in the world

  • 12th May, 2016

City AM, 12 May 2016 New research shows that London is out-pacing all other major world cites as...

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Google to ban adverts for payday lenders from its search results

  • 12th May, 2016

Telegraph, 11 May 16 Could your business cashflow benefit from an injection of asset based financ...

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UK Budget 2016

  • 17th Mar, 2016

Budget March 2016 – Highlights in Brief On 16 March 2016, the Chancellor, George Osborne, deliv...

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Tax Planning in 2016 for Owner Managed Businesses

  • 15th Mar, 2016

Despite the increased rate of taxation, running your own business can still be very rewarding, provi...

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Statutory changes – the PSC Register

  • 07th Mar, 2016

As part of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015, almost all companies and LLPs fro...

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Beavis Morgan sponsored Tyrrell Hatton Ends Season on a High

  • 27th Nov, 2015

Tyrrell Hatton, the 24 year old golfer who exploded onto the professional scene in 2010 when he qual...

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R&D Tax Credits – Why thousands of businesses are missing out

  • 30th Oct, 2015

Recent news from HMRC is that the overall value for Research & Development (R&D) tax credits...

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Auto-Enrolment – Your Questions Answered

  • 25th Sep, 2015

Although the Government has tried to publicise the auto-enrolment of pension schemes, it is surprisi...

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Advice for Business Owners

  • 28th Aug, 2015

Beavis Morgan’s advice column for business owners In this edition of our column, we focus on tw...

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Beavis Morgan listed in Accountancy Age top 50+50 firms

  • 31st Jul, 2015

We are very pleased to announce that Beavis Morgan has been listed as one of the top 50+50 firms by ...

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July 2015 Budget – summary

  • 08th Jul, 2015

In the 2015 Summer Budget delivered on the 8th July 2015, the Chancellor George Osborne announced th...

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Appointment of Richard Durell

  • 26th May, 2015

We are delighted to welcome Richard Durell to Beavis Morgan. He further enhances our client audit a...

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UK economy failing to innovate

  • 07th May, 2015

Financial Times Britain has been issued a fresh warning over its poor record in innovation and em...

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Beavis Morgan and fds shine the spotlight on planning for business sale and retirement

  • 27th Apr, 2015

Beavis Morgan and fds Corporate Finance recently held a reception for business leaders at The Royal ...

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UK Budget 2015

  • 19th Mar, 2015

In the 2015 UK Budget delivered on the 18th March 2015, the Chancellor George Osborne announced the ...

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Beavis Morgan and partners celebrate a strong fundraising year for Charity

  • 16th Feb, 2015

Beavis Morgan and partner firms raised valuable funds for charity in 2014 through a series of fundra

...

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Beavis Morgan further enhances international client offering through membership with global accounting network 2020 International

  • 28th Jan, 2015

We are pleased to announce that Beavis Morgan has become a member firm of 2020 International, the in...

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Beavis Morgan sponsored Tyrrell Hatton finishes a dream rookie year on a high

  • 13th Jan, 2015

With a number of impressive performances this season - four top 10s including a runner-up finish at ...

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Increase in Demand for Alternative Funding Seems Set to Continue into 2015

  • 12th Jan, 2015

2014 proved to be a strong year for the Alternative Funding market. Here, Simon Belton of BM Structu...

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Autumn Statement

  • 04th Dec, 2014

In the 2014 UK Autumn Statement delivered on 3 December 2014, the Chancellor announced the following...

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Beavis Morgan advises in sale of golf and country club

  • 01st Dec, 2014

Peter Drown, one of our Sport sector client partners, successfully completed the sale of The Cranlei...

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Big Euro business breakfast

  • 28th Nov, 2014

In September 2014 Beavis Morgan helped to sponsor the launch of our client The Don restaurant’s bu...

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Beavis Morgan advises Lorien Limited on its sale to Impellam Group plc

  • 11th Nov, 2014

Beavis Morgan announced today that they have acted as financial advisers to Lorien Limited on the su...

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Dot London is the new domain for London

  • 02nd Oct, 2014

Beavis Morgan is a City of London based accountancy, tax and business advisory firm, and so we have ...

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Congratulations to Jamie Donaldson and the European team

  • 30th Sep, 2014

Congratulations to Jamie Donaldson and the European team on back to back victories in the Ryder Cup!...

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Congratulations to our Beavis Morgan champions for completing the Trailwalker 2014!

  • 31st Jul, 2014

Set up by the legendary Gurkhas in 1981 to test teamwork, endurance and determination, Trailwalker i...

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BM Advisory Finalist – Insolvency & Rescue Awards 2014

  • 04th Jul, 2014

Corporate Recovery Firm of the Year - up to 10 licensed appointment taking Insolvency Practitioners ...

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UK is a wise choice for inbound business investment

  • 25th Jun, 2014

The Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander, visited Bloomberg's headquarters in Manhattan, ...

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3 Key Ideas for Success for Business Leaders in June 2014

  • 12th Jun, 2014

1. Have you challenged your Vision, Mission and Purpose lately? For too many businesses their visio...

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EIS – A Legal & Ethical Tax Haven

  • 23rd May, 2014

An investment in an Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) or Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) i...

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Statistics indicate a rise in company closures, despite growth in the economy and a positive forecast for 2014

  • 16th May, 2014

Recent independent reports published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and the Organisatio...

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News and Trends: Lending to businesses falls again as SMEs seek alternative methods of raising finance.

  • 16th May, 2014

The annual rate of growth in the stock of lending to UK businesses remained negative in the three mo...

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Beavis Morgan's toughest, or most foolish, accountants are to brave the infamous Trail-walker challenge

  • 27th Mar, 2014

In July eight of Beavis Morgan's toughest or most foolish accountants are to brave the infamous Trail...

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Budget 2014

  • 19th Mar, 2014

In the 2014 UK Budget delivered on the 19th March 2014, the Chancellor announced the following busin...

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Beavis Morgan sponsored golfer becomes a European Tour player

  • 14th Jan, 2014

Tyrrell Hatton officially became a European Tour player in Dubai towards the end of last year.  At ...

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Client service offering boosted with the appointment of specialist corporate financier Paul Smith

  • 16th Dec, 2013

We have further strengthened our senior team with the strategic appointment of Paul Smith, who bring...

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Tax Strategies 2013/14

  • 28th Nov, 2013

We live in a world of complex and ever-changing tax legislation, in which making the most of your mo...

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Beavis Morgan sponsored golfer Jamie Donaldson climbs world rankings to within top 30

  • 19th Nov, 2013

What a season it’s been for Beavis Morgan sponsored Jamie Donaldson. The Welsh golfer finished the...

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Small businesses in London impacted by high cost burden

  • 30th Oct, 2013

A recent report, the Small Business Cities Index, reviewing top European, American and Far Eastern c...

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Optimistic outlook for UK SMEs, as ONS announces an increase in GDP figures

  • 25th Oct, 2013

GDP increased by 0.8% in Q3 2013 compared with Q2 2013, that’s according to statistics released to...

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Autumn Statement 2013

  • 16th Oct, 2013

The Autumn Statement 2013 will be made by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne on Thursda...

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SMEs losing out to customers

  • 30th Sep, 2013

SMEs losing out to customers’ unresolved debt Recent stats from data company Experian has shown...

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Tax Parity Day – 25 September 2013: Reduction in VAT for Hospitality Sector could mean more jobs and a boost to UK economy

  • 18th Sep, 2013

Hospitality sector could be key in boosting UK economy, that’s according to the VAT Club JB1, head

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BM Advisory merges with leading independent South East-based business recovery and insolvency professionals

  • 24th Aug, 2013

BM Advisory LLP is pleased to announce that it has joined forces with the Crawley and Worthing offic...

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France second only to UK in Europe for encouraging start ups

  • 25th Jul, 2013

France has a strong record in encouraging technology start ups and has a good ecosystem for developi...

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Consultation: Partnership, Review of two aspects of the tax rules

  • 24th Jul, 2013

The Government announced at budget 2013 that it intended to consult on how to change two aspects of ...

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Beavis Morgan sponsored golfers play The Open 2013

  • 18th Jul, 2013

Two of the three professional golfers that Beavis Morgan sponsor will be playing in The Open at Muir...

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Business funding – Facing the finance challenge

  • 07th May, 2013

With the Bank of England confirming last month that lending to businesses from the traditional funde...

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Positive outlook for UK SMEs in 2013

  • 19th Apr, 2013

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) Quarterly Economic Survey Q1 2013 results published recently,...

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We are delighted to announce two key appointments

  • 15th Apr, 2013

We are delighted to announce two key appointments, further enhancing our client advisory offering. ...

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Beavis Morgan Budget Commentary

  • 21st Mar, 2013

The Chancellor George Osborne delivered his 3rd full Budget to the House of Commons yesterday. It...

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Beavis Morgan signs top world ranking golf sponsorship deal

  • 07th Mar, 2013

In keeping with our extensive knowledge of advising individuals and businesses in the Sports sector,...

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The UK Economy Needs You!

  • 31st Jan, 2013

Entrepreneurs are worth their weight in gold to the UK economy and more are needed, according to a r...

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Bob Roberts joins Beavis Morgan as a partner

  • 02nd Jan, 2013

We are delighted to announce that Bob Roberts has joined Beavis Morgan as a partner. Bob, who has be...

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Autumn Statement

  • 06th Dec, 2012

As expected, the Chancellor has produced a statement which will not cheer many in time for Christmas...

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Making dreams a reality

  • 26th Nov, 2012

For businesses that have started from scratch, asset-based lending could provide a timely boost. On...

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Employee Share Ownership – Opportunities for Sharing in Success

  • 06th Nov, 2012

Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne MP, announces plans for new kind of employment contract,...

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UK out of recession, but what does this mean for SMEs?

  • 05th Nov, 2012

The lead story in the press last week was that the economy has emerged from recession, and the UK is...

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Long term growth in eating out

  • 23rd Oct, 2012

Recent research has shown that, over the last 30 years, the UK’s eating out spending as a percenta...

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Tax Strategies for 2012/13

  • 31st May, 2012

We live in a world of complex and ever-changing tax legislation, in which making the most of your mo...

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Olympics & Paralympics

  • 30th May, 2012

During the Olympics and Paralympics there will inevitably be some disruption to the transport system...

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Golfer client wins "Your Golf Travel Classic"

  • 29th May, 2012

A young professional golfer, Tyrrell Hatton, whom Beavis Morgan are assisting and sponsoring, last w...

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Beavis Morgan Budget Commentary

  • 22nd Mar, 2012

George Osborne delivered his third Budget announcing wide reaching reforms to the tax system to rewa...

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Tax Exam Results

  • 19th Jan, 2012

We are pleased to announce some excellent results for the tax team here at Beavis Morgan with examin...

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Beavis Morgan and Jelf announce strategic alliance

  • 30th Nov, 2011

Earlier this month, we celebrated with clients and friends who turned out for the launch of the join...

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Autumn Statement

  • 29th Nov, 2011

The Chancellor, George Osborne, delivered his Autumn Statement on Tuesday 29 November 2011. The Autu...

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We've joined Twitter!

  • 10th Nov, 2011

We’ve joined Twitter! Follow @BeavisMorgan and keep in touch with news and topical updates from yo...

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Launch of BM Advisory website

  • 19th Sep, 2011

We are pleased to announce the launch of the BM Advisory website. BM Advisory, led by Andy Pear a...

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New Payroll Team at Beavis Morgan

  • 14th Jul, 2011

In April 2011 we took the decision to employ an experienced payroll team to provide an outsourced se...

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Corporate Advisory & Restructuring

  • 18th May, 2011

We are pleased to announce the launch of BM Advisory LLP which specialises in providing restructurin...

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Beavis Morgan Budget Commentary

  • 24th Mar, 2011

George Osborne has delivered his second budget speech aimed at achieving strong, sustainable and bal...

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Beavis Morgan acquires interest in stockbroker

  • 17th Mar, 2011

On 14th February 2011 Dowgate Capital Stockbrokers Limited (“Dowgate”) was acquired from Astaire...

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Exam success and training at Beavis Morgan

  • 11th Feb, 2011

Beavis Morgan takes pride in recognising the future depends on nurturing individual talent. We aim t...

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Financial Planning in partnership with Jelf

  • 18th Jan, 2011

We are pleased to announce the launch of BM Financial Services, which is a financial services offeri...

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Appointment of Head of Corporate Tax

  • 17th Jan, 2011

On 4th January Beavis Morgan started 2011 by appointing a new Head of Corporate Tax. Toby Hermitage...

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Beavis Morgan Website Launch

  • 29th Oct, 2010

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Beavis Morgan website. We have kept the explanation of ...

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