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Tuesday, 31 July 2012
Monday, 30 July 2012
The new pension auto-enrolment regulations will act to reverse the current slump in pension savings, according to Pensions Minister Steve Webb. Find out more on our website.
Friday, 27 July 2012
As the London 2012 Olympics get underway, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has highlighted the Games as an opportunity to showcase the ‘best of Britain’ and provide a much-needed boost for British business. Read the rest of the article here. Bourner Bullock are open as usual during the Olympics. Click here to find out more.
Thursday, 26 July 2012
Business groups have given mixed initial reactions to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), which suggest that the UK economy contracted by 0.7% in the second quarter of 2012. Find out more on our website.
Wednesday, 25 July 2012
Tuesday, 24 July 2012
Monday, 23 July 2012
Sunday trading laws have been suspended for the duration of the Olympic and Paralympic games, in a bid to boost businesses across England and Wales. Find out more and read the article on our website. Bourner Bullock will be open as usual during the Olympic and Paralympic games. For more information about travelling to our office during this time, visit our Olympics page.
Friday, 20 July 2012
The Government has announced plans to cut red tape in a bid to revitalise the UK’s troubled High Streets. Find out more and read the article here.
Thursday, 19 July 2012
One of the UK’s leading business groups is urging the Government to consider scrapping plans to force small businesses to pay for their own health and safety inspections. Find out more on our website.
Wednesday, 18 July 2012
Tuesday, 17 July 2012
A leading business group has called on the Government to review its policy on deregulation after it found that a number of new regulations are bypassing the so-called ‘one-in, one-out’ policy. To find out more, read the article here.
Monday, 16 July 2012
Friday, 13 July 2012
More than 1,300 employers are expected to join HMRC’s Real Time Information (RTI) pilot for PAYE between now and September 2012, the tax authority has confirmed. Find out more and read the article on our website.
Thursday, 12 July 2012
The new pension auto-enrolment regulations could lead to pay freezes and cuts for employees, a new report suggests. Read the article here to find out more.
Wednesday, 11 July 2012
Small business owners are plagued by worries over dealing with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), a new study suggests. Find out more on our website.
Tuesday, 10 July 2012
Friday, 6 July 2012
The Government has launched a new business lease which aims to make it easier and less costly for small businesses to move into new premises. Find out more on our website.
Thursday, 5 July 2012
The Olympic and Paralympic Games look set to boost the UK economy by an estimated £16.5 billion by 2017, according to a new report from the Lloyds Banking Group. To find out more, read the article here. Bourner Bullock will be open as usual during the Olympics, click here for details of how travel to our office may be affected during the Games.
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is offering taxpayers who have failed to submit their self assessment tax returns for the 2009/10 tax year or earlier the chance to bring their tax affairs up to date. To find out more, read the article here.
Wednesday, 4 July 2012
Small and medium-sized businesses are growing but the pace of activity remains weak, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has said. Find out more and read the article here.
Tuesday, 3 July 2012
Despite the challenges posed by the tough economic climate, over a third of SMEs have reaped the benefits of cost-cutting measures introduced in a bid to combat the recession, a new report suggests. Find out more and read the article here.
Monday, 2 July 2012
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Four of the UK’s main high street banks will be forced to provide compensation for the mis-selling of interest rate protection products to small businesses, the Financial Services Authority (FSA) has announced. To find out more, read the full article on our website.