Vernon Dennis explains why, despite the UK tax gap being at a record low, HMRC has placed SMEs in its crosshairs as a way of reducing it even more.
The novelty factor of a sparkly New Year has worn off and motivation has waned in terms of clinging to those New Year's promises. However, "Fail Friday" is the perfect time to create resolutions that you absolutely need to keep – and some should involve your social marketing strategising.
While teachers are largely responsible for equipping the next generation of business builders and entrepreneurial leaders, what about helping them do their jobs better? It's this question that served as the inspiration for Educater.
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Everyone makes mistakes, but errors in your accounts can be time-consuming to track down, difficult to repair and can have lasting damage on your reputation.
Knowing your finances are in order not only gives your business a solid foundation, it can also free you up to be more innovative, agile and better able to look outward to external challenges such as competition – all of which will better support future growth.
Despite the recent economic upswing, financial risk remains a problem for businesses across all sectors. Marine Bochot, UK head of risk at Euler Hermes, provides her top five red flags to protect your business from bad debtors.
The pressures facing financial directors seem to grow on a daily basis and with these pressures come extra responsibilities. Today, FDs play a greater role in the strategic direction of their businesses, while still needing to manage everyday financial tasks that take up so much of their time.
Brits working in the finance sector feel as though their work isn't being recognised by their company as 60 per cent claim to feel undervalued, a study from expenses management service webexpenses shows.
Reducing financial reporting requirements on small businesses to a minimum could be counterproductive for SMEs and reduce access to finance.
Why does the professional finance community seem to have so easily succumbed to the fatal attractions of spreadsheet downloads and pivot table accounting.
Today's announcement that MarketInvoice will partner with accounts software provider Xero is likely to be the first of many.
A quarter of small businesses are being held back from growth due to concern about financial complexities, according to research released today by Kashflow.