The eye popping outturn of the general election combined with subsequent events I am sure makes most of us despair of our political classes. What is going on in Britain today and what can be done?
Real Business takes a brief look at how Making Tax Digital came to be – and why such a “revolutionary” scheme was scrapped from the Finance Bill.
One of the best attributes of an entrepreneur is being able to look at something from an alternative angle. It’s safe to say that we entrepreneurs have been thinking outside the box long before management and business consultants had even come up with the phrase.
Ex-chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne has besmirched his former title, The City Grump explained in his latest column.
With chancellor Philip Hammond backtracking on plans to increase tax for the self-employed, Real Business looks at some other humiliating business-related government u-turns.
The government and Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) are being held by the Treasury committee to task over the projections made for the financial impact of Making Tax Digital to small businesses.
In a speech made to a room of business leaders at the Cardiff Business Club, chancellor George Osborne outlined what he believes are a “dangerous cocktail” of new threats from around the world.
Just over a week before the first Autumn Statement address for the new Conservative government, industry body the Institute for Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has called for no new introductions which will impact business.
The Conservatives have been boosted by an open letter printed in the Daily Telegraph, with more than 5,000 small business representatives signing in support of David Cameron's party.
To help increase the supply of growth loans to businesses, chancellor George Osborne's Budget 2015 speech included details of a new pilot to deliver up to £100m of capital to growing businesses.
In his last Budget speech before the general public go to the polls on 7 May and elect the next government, chancellor George Osborne will unveil plans to abolish the current annual tax return system and replace it with a flexible online version.
While everyone is busy putting together their predictions for the chancellor's 2015 Budget on March 18, George Bull has been thinking about what won't be in the Budget.