News & Events - NOvember 2011
Taxation is traditionally a highly complex area, and particularly so for businesses.
‘Millions’ may drop out of auto-enrolment, survey finds
Pensions experts have warned that around three million people may drop out of a government scheme designed to encourage more workers to save for their older age.
A N Other fine mess on PAYE paperwork
Employers are being urged to make sure their PAYE paperwork is correct after hundreds of returns incorrectly claimed to employ A N Other in 2009/10.
Use your data protection knowledge, businesses told
Businesses are becoming more aware of their obligations under the Data Protection Act (DPA), according to new figures from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).
SMEs slipping up on credit checks
Almost three-quarters of small and medium-sized UK businesses are failing to check on their customers’ creditworthiness, according to new research.
Cost of business rate appeals backlog soars
Delays in dealing with business rate appeals are costing businesses £300 million per year, according to new research.
Patent documents go online – and free
Innovative UK businesses are set to benefit from a free system to access information on patents launched by the Intellectual Property Office (IPO).
Business asset freezing plan under fire
Insolvency experts have warned that a proposed new European Commission measure to freeze the assets of British businesses could deal a serious blow to work to rescue firms in financial difficulties.