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May 27, 2016 - Rachel Miller
Changes to business rates announced in the 2016 budget are set to come into force in April 2017 but many business owners still don't know about the new rules.
A National Audit Office investigation has concluded that HMRC's decision to cut staff in 2014 led to a "collapse" in the quality of its service to personal taxpayers and those enquiring about self-assessment.
After months of speculation, Twitter has announced that it is to change its rules to enable users to write longer tweets.
A third of small and independent retailers are struggling to survive according to new research as technology and changing consumer habits continue to shake up Britain's high streets.
Our round-up of other small business stories making the headlines this week...
May 20, 2016 - Rachel Miller
A crackdown on payroll errors has netted HMRC an additional £737 million and small businesses are being hit the hardest according to a leading accountancy firm.
The Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) is calling on HMRC to postpone the introduction of quarterly digital reporting by at least a year.
The latest jobs statistics show that employment is up but the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development is warning that low wage growth is a symptom of poor productivity.
A new survey by the Government has polled the views of 15,000 SMEs; and the same businesses will now be questioned every year to provide a snapshot of the health of the UK's small business sector.
May 13, 2016 - Rachel Miller
A new Government report on cyber crime has found that two-thirds of large firms have been hit by a cyber breach, and it is warning that all businesses need to do more to protect themselves.
Job satisfaction in the UK has dropped to its lowest level for more than two years, and job-seeking intentions have risen to a two-year high.
The number of whistle-blowing reports made by employees who haven't been offered workplace pensions has gone up by almost a third in the past year.
Nearly 90% of business people polled in a new survey say they are unlikely to change how they will vote before the 23 June referendum on the EU.
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