When employees are prosecuted for falsifying or exaggerating business expenses claims, there are a number of charges they can face. It may be dealt with as “false accounting”, under the Theft Act 1968, or as an offence covered by the Fraud Act 2006.
All too often, an expenses policy is treated as more of a box-ticking exercise than a genuine attempt to manage employee expenses, explains webexpenses CEO Adam Reynolds.
New research has suggested that small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) are at risk of significant fines for non-compliance with workplace pension regulation, following a spike in whistleblowing reports and enforcement action during 2015/16.
In the UK business landscape, it’s the big and small organisations that grab the headlines. All too often mid-sized companies are overlooked, but these firms have big corporate ambitions and are the next enterprises in waiting.
James Jameson, VP product strategy at Rivo, explores why environmental, health and safety is now considered essential by investors – who actively examine the performance of businesses in this space, before making their investment decisions.
Dawn Jackson, payroll product manager at Access Group, addresses what SMEs need to know about auto-enrolment to avoid hefty fines.
Mike Camburn, tax partner at KPMG in the UK, looks at all the important issues UK businesses must address to comply with new EU VAT laws.
Employers are increasingly concerned about the rising penalties for engaging workers who do not have the right to work in the UK. The complexity of the checks that employers must undertake to establish an employee’s right to work mean that mistakes are common place.
In April, it will have been a year since HMRC introduced Real Time Information (RTI). The relaxation will be coming to an end in April however, and businesses need to be thinking about what they need to do to ensure that they will be fully compliant.
Growth and innovation are being slowed down by the increasing cost of red tape, a new study shows.
A cartel investigation is an MD's worst nightmare, but don't fear – Mark Clough explains how to avoid the dreaded scenario.