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HMRC Warns Against ‘phishy’ eMail Scam


HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is warning taxpayers to be vigilant following a surge of fake ‘phishing’ emails sent out by fraudsters, following the 31 January Self Assessment tax return filing deadline.


CBI: 'Don't Break Up Banks or Act in Isolation'


Businesses need a healthy banking sector to drive growth


Glaxo Posts 4th Quarter Loss After £2.2 Billion in Legal Charges


GlaxoSmithKline posted a fourth quarter loss of £476 million, after incurring legal charges of 2.165 billion, due in part to a restructuring of the company in order to deliver annual savings of £2.2 billion by 2012.


Small Businesses Taking Longer to Pay Their Bills


A significant decline in payment performance occurred among UK businesses of all sizes towards the end of 2010 as the bad weather took its toll, the Late Payment Index from Experian® has revealed.


Insider Traders 'Must Be Made to Pay', Says Judge


The Financial Services Authority (FSA) today announced their bringing to light two cases of insider dealing and one count of money laundering.


Tax Evasion Penalties: UK200Group Comment


Members of the UK200Group of independent accountancy and lawyer firms have commented on news that HMRC will begin levying penalties of up to 200% for perceived tax evasion from this April.


Corporate Insolvency Statistics for 2010 Won’t Reflect Pain of UK Businesses


RSM Tenon believe 2011 will see increasing levels of corporate insolvency adding to fears of a ‘double dip’ recession.


Accountants and Finance Chiefs Enjoy Escalating Demand


Finance professionals in Greater London are enjoying a rise in demand for their business management skills and commercial know-how, according to research from the leading recruiting expert Hay Senior Finance.


House Prices Fall 0.2%


The December data from Land Registry's flagship House Price Index shows an annual price increase of 1.5 per cent which takes the average property value in England and Wales to £163,814. The monthly change from November to December is a decrease of 0.2 per cent.


Breaking Up the Banks Would Waste Taxpayer's Money


Members of the UK200Group of independent accountancy and lawyer firms have commented on remarks from Robin Budenberg, head of UK Financial Investments (UKFI), stating that breaking up the banks would have a detrimental effect on the value of those institutions which the UK government holds shares in.


Partners Interview: Kirill Slavin

By Marcus Leach

Following the huge success of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards we caught up with Kirill Slavin, MD at Kaspersky Lab, one of the event sponsors.

What risks do SMBs and startups face if they fail to proactively...

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