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SME Auto-Enrolment Special Report

June 19, 2014

SME Auto-Enrolment Special Report

A specialist advice guide on automatic enrolment and what it means for your business.

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How to give your business the best start

September 19, 2014

How to give your business the best start

Checklist of essential information for start-ups to go through to help turn your business dream into...

How Scottish independence could change business forever

September 17, 2014

How Scottish independence could change business forever

The business implications of Scotland voting for independence.

What does the introduction of fees for employment tribunal complaints mean for SMEs?

September 05, 2014

What does the introduction of fees for employment tribunal complaints mean for SMEs?

The number of cases brought before employment tribunals has dropped by 73 per cent since the introdu...

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October 01, 2014

Free workshops for small businesses this autumn

The team behind Small Business Saturday have launched the 'Inspire Series'.

October 01, 2014

Upcoming law changes affecting SMEs

The Forum of Private Business outlines changes relating to the National Minimum Wage, shared parental leave and food lab...

September 30, 2014

What legal issues should you consider when starting a business?

Karen Fisher, partner at FPG, answers your queries regarding key issues related to our featured articles.

September 30, 2014

Revised UK GDP growth good news for UK SMEs

Small businesses are benefiting from a robust economic recovery and feel positive about future GDP growth. 

September 29, 2014

When do you enter into a contract?

There can be disagreement over whether or not a contract exists at all and when exactly the contract came into existence...

September 29, 2014

UK SMEs outperforming European counterparts in growth though export

When it comes to building revenue from export, UK SMEs are outperforming their European counterparts, according to a new...

September 29, 2014

6.1m UK workers still confused about auto-enrolment and changes to pensions

Despite the amount of news coverage for the legislation, there still seems to be significant uncertainty surrounding the...

September 26, 2014

The SME late payment problem

David Prosser discusses the problems SMEs are facing with late payments and offers tips for a get-tough action plan.

September 26, 2014

SME lending: UK businesses may be harming their chances of securing finance

Over 1.9m SMEs have only limited awareness of how to safeguard their credit rating.

September 25, 2014

Do you need a shareholders' agreement?

Private companies with two or more independent shareholders will often be told they should have a shareholders' agreemen...

September 25, 2014

UK mid-market companies generate a third of public sector turnover

However, BDO warns that the mid-market is caught in a policy gap, squeezed between small firms and corporates.

September 24, 2014

New trade body launched to verify driving licence data for fleets

The Association for Driving Licence Verification is formed in part as a response to the upcoming abolition of the curren...

September 24, 2014

Making the transition from employee to franchisee

With less ‘traditional’ job security available, employees are recognising the increasingly lucrative opportunity to not ...

September 23, 2014

HMRC urges digital services SMEs to register for new EU VAT service

UK businesses urged to prepare for the new taxation rules coming into effect on 1 January 2015.

September 23, 2014

UK businesses want to remain a part of the European Union

The Scottish referendum may be behind us, but an European Union referendum could be in our near future.

September 22, 2014

Richard Branson is the preferred mentor of UK small businesses

Politicians and female businesspersons fail to resonate as potential business mentors in a new survey.

September 22, 2014

New report uncovers five 'invisible forms of growth' by small businesses

Study highlights evidence that the growth potential of 'high growth' firms may be overstated and reflective of fast, rat...

September 19, 2014

What would a separate Scottish tax system mean for employers?

Gordon Brown and David Cameron have promised greater devolution of tax and welfare powers to Scotland.

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