SMEs

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SMEs’ R&D tax credits claims rise 30%

More than 13,000 R&D tax credit claims made by SMEs in 2012/13

18 Aug 2014

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Grant Thornton: Saatchi's SME tax plan needs to be paid for

Grant Thornton's Jonathan Riley claims Lord Saatchi suggestions to cut key taxes for SMEs will need offsetting, as its own report slams UK tax system

23 Jun 2014

Abolish corporation tax and CGT for SMEs – Lord Saatchi

Axing corporation tax for small businesses will stimulate growth, claims Lord Saatchi

18 Jun 2014

Colin: There's nothing like a well-thought-out plan

Colin wonders whether some SMEs are keeping it too simple

16 Apr 2014

Lack of planning hitting SME profits

Exact's survey finds SMEs are much more likely to turn a profit if they make a business plan

11 Apr 2014

SouthWestfd increases presence with two new recruits

Steve Moncur and John Fowler increase SouthWestfd's associate numbers to 16

25 Feb 2014

FreeAgent launches accountants’ division

Dedicated accounting division launched by FreeAgent

25 Feb 2014

Menzies' partner promotion in SME R&D tax drive

Andy England promoted to partner as Menzies continues push for SME tax specialisms

03 Jan 2014

Growth and financing easier for small business in 2014

FSB sees growing confidence in the ability to access finance

17 Dec 2013

SMEs 'optimistic but cautious' on growth prospects

SMEs line up growth in 2014, but unsure about taking aggressive action to drive forward, finds Baker Tilly survey

13 Nov 2013

Finance function is ‘root of small company underperformance’

SMEs and small caps slow to apply shared services, ‘right-sourcing’ and technological best practice, research finds

05 Nov 2013

Unused PAYE schemes to close

HMRC is to close down unused PAYE arrangements

22 Oct 2013

UK SMEs’ financial systems losing £3.7bn unnecessarily

Inefficient financial management systems are causing UK SMEs to lose significant amounts of money

08 Oct 2013

Accountants missing a revenue growth trick with RTI

Accountants failing to increase advisory revenue with introduction of RTI, says Sage research

19 Aug 2013

HMRC moves on single compliance process for SMEs

HMRC hopes new process will reduce compliance burden on SMEs

08 Aug 2013

Sage launches first online business management suite for SMEs

Sage announces first cloud business management program for small businesses

05 Jul 2013

SME owners' time consumed by admin

Many SMEs spend more time on admin than on strategy planning, a survey finds

25 Jun 2013

HW Fisher ramps up SME turnaround offering

Top 30 firm lines up distressed debt investors and sector specialists to turn around struggling SMEs

10 May 2013

Keep flawed Share for Rights off the shoproom floor

The tax implications of offering employees shares in small business is just one reason why the scheme won't work

18 Apr 2013

HMRC wise to relax real-time requirements

Relaxing real-time PAYE obligations for small businesses in the first six months of its roll-out could be the difference between its success and failure

05 Apr 2013

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