Amidst a Spring Budget u-turn and Article 50 getting triggered in the past month, there have been several economic developments that SMEs have had to embrace.
Spring Budget 2017
Simon Burckhardt, managing director of Vonage and founder of the Home Business 100, outlines how investing in digital connectivity will impact the UK’s small businesses.
Mark Tighe, CEO at RD Tax Solutions, explains why the chancellor is on the right track with R&D tax relief but needs to fine-tune his message.
There has been huge outcry around government changes to the business rate that kicks in next month, which chancellor Philip Hammond tried to soften in his Spring Budget.
Judging by this week’s omnishambles Budget, the Treasury would indeed be more at home with Jeremy Corbyn.
Joshua Graham gives his thoughts on the short-term loan market – and how it gave rise to The Money Platform.
Business rates raise £25bn a year, and chancellor Philip Hammond has addressed concerns from company leaders with three new measures.
There’s a new government strategy to roll out fibre broadband and 5G coverage, with chancellor Philip Hammond using the Spring Budget to unveil how Britain will dominate the world in terms of mobile technology.
The chancellor claimed to be “listening to the voice of business” in his speech, so here is a Spring Budget summary for SMEs and entrepreneurs in 500 words.
With a National Living Wage increase set to take place from April, chancellor Philip Hammond confirmed during the Spring Budget 2017 that the extra amount payable per staff member will be £500.
While the rights given to self-employed workers will improve, any loopholes allowing tax avoidance will be searched for and closed. This was an announcement made by chancellor Philip Hammond in the 2017 Spring Budget.
During the Spring Budget 2017, chancellor Philip Hammond announced a £270m fund for disruptive technologies with the power to “transform the UK economy”.