Business group warns of potential VAT bombshell

19 July 2018

A leading UK business group has highlighted the passage in Parliament of amendments to the Customs Bill which commit the Government to fully separating the UK from the EU’s VAT regime.

Can the Government deliver on infrastructure?

18 July 2018

“This is not some unaffordable wish-list of projects: it sets a clear direction for how to meet the country’s future infrastructure needs, and makes a realistic assessment of what can and should be delivered within the stated aim of Ministers for steady and continued investment over the coming years.”

GDPR compliance has been heavy going

17 July 2018

When businesses were alerted earlier this year that 25 May 2018 would mark the introduction of a radically new data protection regime, there was a degree of panic as they began to realise what was required of them under the new rules.

Brexit White Paper finally published

13 July 2018

More than a year into the negotiations on the UK’s decision to leave the EU, the Government has finally published its White Paper, “The future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union”.

New Public Sector Contract cuts the red tape

10 July 2018

The Government has launched a new, simplified Public Sector Contract designed to make it easier for businesses to apply for the public procurement opportunities available with its departments and agencies.

Asset finance for SMEs

10 July 2018

After bank overdrafts and credit cards, the most popular form of funding with smaller businesses is asset finance.