With the EU set to agree a Free Trade Agreement with South Korea, the world's 13th largest economy, a new report has outlined the 100 most promising business opportunities for British firms, which are expected to benefit by £500 million on current trading patterns alone.
Prime Minister Gordon Brown today announced new rights for Britain's 30 million credit card users that will save consumers millions of pounds and give people more control over their finances.
The business landscape is changing. With economic conditions still extremely challenging, research from the Forum of Private Business shows that 66% of businesses want external support – including someone to talk to for advice and information.
VAT and CGT front-runners for increases in the short term, with rises to income tax for higher earners likely in the medium term
Mexican telecoms giant Carlos Slim has now gained the top rank of Forbes billionaire list. The first time since 1994 a non-American is at the top of the rich list.
To deter traders from settling their VAT liabilities using cheque, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced that cheques will need to clear by the normal due date for payment to be deemed on time.
The upturn in the UK’s [b]property market slowed in February as buyers and vendors adopted a ‘wait and see’ approach in the run up to the general election.
Britons Set To Waste £9 Billion In Unnecessary Tax Payments This Year – Yet 33% Claim Tax Policies Could Sway Their Election Vote
With election fever on its way - and with tax a key topic on the agenda - exclusive research by Unbiased.co.uk, the professional advice website, reveals a whopping £9 billion is set to be wasted in unnecessary tax payments this year.
Bibby Financial Services launches campaign to better understand the needs of small and medium-sized businesses
The state-owned Northern Rock has managed to shrink its losses from £1.36bn in 2008, to £257.4m in 2009. Northern Rock explained they made “good progress” but "recovery is going to be uncertain and will take some time" said Chief Executive Gary Hoffman.