While revenue, profit and costs are all equally important, your cash management, in terms of your daily, weekly, monthly trading, is what keeps your company afloat. Ignore it at your peril.
Alongside investment in digital skills, maths training and funding for infrastructure and cities projects that could have some long-term effect on businesses, there were also some announcements that could impact more directly on scale-ups.
As blood-sucking vampire companies continue to suck us dry, it’s clear the tax system needs a reform.
Like or not, Brexit is beginning and the effects are impacting businesses in the UK. But, while we are starting to see the fallout, many questions remain unanswered. And one of these questions involves corporation tax.
The manifestos British political parties publish ahead of a vote are pretty long these days, so Real Business has summarised the general election business commitments.
Charlie Mullins explains why Jeremy Corbyn’s bargain bucket of shoddy Labour policies will impact the business community badly.
The government is set to implement a new diverted profits restriction tackling tax relief for corporate interest expenses and “reform the way that relief is provided for historic losses”, according to chancellor Philip Hammond.
On the eve of chancellor Phillip Hammond’s first budget address to members of parliament, Real Business provides some Autumn Statement predictions.
There was one clear winner from last week’s Budget – small business. It clearly showed how SMEs have moved from the wings to centre stage of the economy and should encourage more to step into the spotlight.
On reflection, the UK’s 5.4m SMEs had a good Budget overall today with a number of generous tax breaks, notes Lesley Stalker of RJP.
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.
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.