Choppy recovery but little risk of a further credit crunch
The August Inflation Report from the Bank of England, which was published yesterday, was not as optimistic as contractor accountants might have hoped.
Body for less regulation to be reviewed
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has launched a review of the Local Better Regulation Office (LBRO).
Local regulation of businesses by environmental health, fire safety, licensing and trading standards services can place unnecessary burdens on them, hampering economic growth, says BIS. The LBRO was set up in 2008 to address this issue, combining an independent, expert perspective on local regulation with the statutory powers required to drive progress.
HMRC considers Time to Pay data secrecy
The taxman is considering whether to stop revealing details of Time to Pay (TTP) statistics in the future.
How to get a bank to give your business money
The debate over lending to small businesses shows no sign of ending, with David Cameron last week announcing he would 'force' the banks to lend.
The Importance of Online Communities for Business
“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” Albert Einstein. When it comes to sharing business content with your online communities, offering information to others that is of value will ultimately make your business successful.