Small business news - December 2018

Contractors oppose upcoming IR35 tax changes

New research suggests that 85 MPs could lose their seats over the issue of new off-payroll tax rules as independent contractors say they would vote against their MP if they were...

Date: 3 December 2018

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The effect of #MeToo on UK workplaces

New research on sexual harassment has revealed that only one in four workers says that media coverage of the #MeToo campaign has helped to improve their workplace culture...

Date: 27 November 2018

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Calls for government to delay Making Tax Digital

The House of Lords has called for the introduction of Making Tax Digital for VAT to be delayed because of concerns that small businesses are not ready for the new system...

Date: 26 November 2018

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How to have a tax-free Christmas party

The UK's leading accountancy body is reminding employers that they can "spread the Christmas joy" by taking advantage of a staff party tax break...

Date: 20 November 2018

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IoD poll shows support for withdrawal deal

The first poll of business leaders since the publication of the draft Brexit withdrawal agreement has found that most UK directors want to see the deal approved...

Date: 20 November 2018

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NatWest launches app for small businesses

Mettle is described as an "end-to-end platform for businesses", combining a current account with invoicing and bookkeeping capabilities...

Date: 12 November 2018