Increasing the national minimum wage to as much as #5 per hour as proposed by the Trades Union Congress will force many small businesses to close down their operations, according to the ACCA. Businesses that manage to absorb the extra wage bill would be forced to abolish paid breaks, cut working hours and increase workloads to recover the costs.
A new head of solutions, Aidan Brennan, has been appointed at KPMG UK
The second largest improvement in ‘significant’ levels of financial distress since the EU Referendum was in professional services, found research from Begbies Traynor
Just one half of UK practices have implemented a pricing structure around auto enrolment implementation and advice - with many suffering increased costs
Deloitte's north-west Europe foray; BDO, Smith & Williamson investment paths; Shelley Stock Hutter; and Wilkins Kennedy discussed by editor Kevin Reed on our Friday Afternoon Live broadcast