While Silicon Valley, London and Berlin grab all of the headlines when it comes startup success, Ireland has been flying under the radar, nurturing a growing amount of innovative startups and we’ve highlighted some outstanding companies to mark St Patrick’s Day.
From prime minister David Cameron suggesting London mayor Boris Johnson was a great friend albeit wrong in opinion, to former shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna and Johnson telling each other to man up, the Brexit debate has caused a few UK politicians to squabble with each other.
The Budget can quite often be a confusing set of facts and figures very hard to digest. We've boiled it down to provide a snapshot of what each region in the UK can expect in terms of capital investment.
As part of his Budget 2016 address, George Osborne sought to reassure the small business leaders that feel they’re struggling against online rivals and revealed he will clamp down on VAT dodgers overseas, while supporting sharing economy entrepreneurs with a tax break for an Airbnb allowance.
With surveys indicating it has never been so difficult for business owners to get through to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), chancellor George Osborne has named three areas improvements will be made.
Chancellor George Osborne’s eighth Budget address since coming into power delivered a treasure trove of announcements for the leaders of small and medium-sized businesses – so here are all the important developments in one place.
While chancellor George Osborne has continuously unveiled plans to find extra billions through crackdowns on tax avoidance, he is now ending several loopholes, including restrictions on offsetting losses against tax from 2019 onwards.
In a widely-anticipated announcement, George Osborne revealed the higher rate income tax threshold will rise to £45,000, up from its current level of £42,385.
As part of the five-point plan revealed during the Budget 2016, George Osborne has promised a “radical devolution of power” that will see regions such as Scotland, Wales and the Northern Powerhouse issued with new mayors, enterprise zones, tax cuts and more.
With Budget day in full swing, many bosses called for a reduction in taxation – and to some degree chancellor George Osborne delivered on what they asked for.
In an effort to get people investing in their business and create jobs, chancellor George Osborne used his 2016 Budget speech to unveil a reduction in Capital Gains Tax from 28 per cent to 20 per cent.
In his Budget 2016 address, George Osborne outlined a five-point plan, which included a mission to reform the business tax system. As such, he revealed a mission to cut corporation tax to 17 per cent by April 2020.