Government Announcements

Spotlight - Government Announcements

Businesses back Prompt Payment Code

Businesses have backed the Prompt Payment Code to support SMEs who are dealing with overdue payments.

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Response to late MTD payment sanctions

The Chartered Institute of Taxation wants a limited number of defaults before incurring a late payment penalty under Making Tax Digital.

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Almost a million savers benefit from Help to Buy ISA

The Help to Buy ISA has helped more than 960,000 get on the property ladder.

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Queen’s Speech 2017: key announcements

The Queen has announced the government legislation for the next 2 years as the UK prepares to leave the European Union.

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Prioritise economy in Brexit talks, say business bodies

5 leading business groups have called on the government to put “the economy first”.

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Inflation rate rises to 2.9%

Rising prices for recreational goods, including computer games, toys and hobbies contributed to the increase in the inflation rate last month.

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General election: business reaction

Industry groups have reacted to the prospect of a hung parliament following the shock result of the general election.

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First Lifetime ISA launches

Individuals can start saving money into a Lifetime ISA for the very first time from 8 June 2017.

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General election 2017: the potential impacts on SMEs

We take a look at what 4 mainstream parties are promising small businesses in their general election manifestos.

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Trade deficit rises to £10.5bn

Total trade deficit in goods and services widened by £5.7 billion to £10.5 billion between Q4 2016 and Q1 2017.

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