As Covid cases continue to rise again, small businesses in particular are faced with the extra cost of sick pay as employees fall victim to the virus.
The Government’s landmark Help to Grow: Management scheme is now open for applications.
Businesses in Great Britain will be allowed to continue moving certain chilled meat products across the Northern Ireland border after an extension was today agreed upon by the UK and EU.
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) calls on the Government to offer more economic support to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as coronavirus-related limits continue and fewer financial packages are being handed out. Continue reading
There has been a recent surge in online sellers and marketplaces over the last 12 months as businesses attempt to deal with the restrictions placed on everyday life by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Within the first four months of lockdown, more than 85,000 businesses launched online stores or joined online marketplaces.
Since then, many more have sprung up, as both new entrepreneurs enter the market and established businesses build successful e-commerce offerings.
You cannot take an effective business model off the shelf and use it as some sort of ready-made formula for success. Nor can you assume that a business model that has been effective in the past will continue to be now or in the future.
That is because a business model can only ever be effective in relation to its context.
With the effects of the coronavirus pandemic leaving many people short on funding, some have turned to side businesses to provide them with extra funds to make up for their financial losses. Continue reading
Whether you employ one worker or one thousand, Real Time Information (RTI) for payroll helps businesses stay on top of compliance and ensures employees pay the correct amount of tax.
The Office for Tax Simplification (OTS) will explore whether there is a case for moving the UK’s tax year end date.
The last tax year has not long ended, but now is the time to think about how you report taxable benefits provided to your employees.