Autumn Statement 2023

Nov 23, 2023

On 22 November 2023, Jeremy Hunt delivered the 'Autumn Statement for Growth'.

Against an improving economic backdrop, the Chancellor is keen to stimulate economic growth and highlighted 110…

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Many firms still facing recruitment problems

Nov 20, 2023

Many UK firms are still facing hiring issues as a result of challenging economic conditions, according to a report from the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).

73% of firms surveyed by the BCC…

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Hybrid and remote working here to stay

Nov 14, 2023

A large majority of UK business leaders plan to offer employees remote and hybrid working in the long-term, according to the Institute of Directors (IoD).

A survey conducted by the IoD found…

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Online platforms should sign up to Prompt Payment Code

Nov 09, 2023

Online platforms should commit to paying small businesses within a maximum of thirty days in line with the Prompt Payment Code, according to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).

The FSB…

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UK set for biggest tax rise in at least 50 years

Nov 07, 2023

The UK is on course to see its biggest tax rise in at least 50 years as a result of the freeze on personal thresholds and soaring inflation, according to analysis from the Resolution Foundation.


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Latest guidance for employers

Nov 03, 2023

HMRC has published the latest issue of the Employer Bulletin. The October issue has information on various topics, including:

  • electric charging of company cars and vans at residential…

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Chancellor must use Autumn Statement to cement commitment to small firms

Nov 01, 2023

The Chancellor should cement the government's commitment to small businesses in his Autumn Statement, according to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).

The FSB has called for a strong stand…

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Inflation rate holds steady as UK economy grows

Oct 30, 2023

The UK's rate of inflation held steady in September while the nation's economy grew the month before, according to the latest figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS).

The ONS revealed…

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Number of cash transactions rises for first time in a decade

Oct 23, 2023

The number of payments made with cash rose for the first time in a decade in 2022, according to data published by UK Finance.

According to UK Finance, the total number of payments made last…

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