The UK looks set to avoid a triple-dip recession according to the latest ICAEW/Grant Thornton UK Business Confidence Monitor (BCM). Business confidence is at its highest since Q2 2011 and suggests that growth will resume this quarter.
New research released today from Crunch Accounting reveals that only 19 per cent of small businesses are aware and prepared for the introduction of HMRC’s new RTI payroll system happening this April.
Retail sales grew at their fastest pace for 13 months in January, providing a much-needed respite to the high street following the collapse of HMV, Jessops and Blockbuster.
In a major victory for campaigners, Justin King, the supermarket chain’s chief executive, has written to the Business Minister, Michael Fallon, agreeing to join the PPC, a voluntary commitment to honour contractual payment terms with suppliers.
The chancellor will issue separation warning to institutions that flout the rules over high street and investment banking divisions
The UK is returning to growth and should avoid a triple-dip recession, according to a range of indicators which point to firms’ growing confidence, a steadier housing market, and employers’ readiness to hire.
The collapsed High Street camera retailing brand Jessops has been bought by a group including the entrepreneur and Dragons’ Den star, Peter Jones.
PopUp Moreton in Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, will see 12 small businesses and start-ups take a slot in the shop in the Old Market Way shopping centre.
The largest ever recruitment of volunteer business mentors supporting businesses looking to start, grow and create jobs has hit its 15,000 target the Department of Innovation & Skills (BIS) has announced.