Renting out accommodation during the Olympics?
Regulation, specifically taxation and employment law, hampers decision making and entrepreneurship. This is according to the latest series of Transitions reports carried out by UK based BDO, the world’s fifth accountancy network.
As India plans to spend US$ 1 trillion on infrastructure development over the next five years, the Minister for Trade and Investment Lord Green is in Delhi today, with a UK rail mission, helping British firms seek out new business opportunities.
The Federation of Small Businesses has called upon EU officials to ensure that the UK Government brings to an end the abuse of Low Value Consignment Relief VAT evasion.
As the fallout from the Japanese earthquake continues the Bank of Japan (BOJ) have moved to stabilise the financial markets with an unprecedented 15 trillion yen (£114 billion) injection of cash.
Debt collection agency Daniels Silverman warns many small and medium sized enterprises are vulnerable to payment disputes because of ineffective terms and conditions.
4.4 million Public Sector staff were paid an estimated £164 billion, or some 23% of total government expenditure. Half a million of these worked directly for central government as the Civil Service, at a cost of £16.4 billion, with 25% earning in excess of £30,000 a year, according to the latest report from the National Audit Office
An unusual combination of factors led to a 26% fall in house purchase lending in January, according to new data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders
“It remains a mystery and a disappointment” writes RMI petrol retailers’ association head Brian Madderson, in a letter to Chancellor George Osborne
Reacting to the Bank of England's decision to maintain interest rates at the lowered 0.5% for a record 24 consecutive months, David Kern, Chief Economist at the British Chambers of Commerce; Ian McCafferty, Chief Economic Adviser to the CBI; and UK200Group members Jonathon Russel and David Ingall comment.