Category: <span>Business Start-Up</span>

Small Business Growth Doubles

Small businesses in the UK will have plenty to celebrate this year with business growth doubling from what it was a year ago According to a survey of 500 small businesses by credit card company American Express, the number of small businesses reporting growth has doubled from 43% in 2014 to 88% in 2015. This…




UK Businesses Distress Still Near Record Low

With the economy continuing to grow and a fairly stable outlook in Europe following another Greek bailout, it comes as no surprise that businesses in distress continue to be a rarity. At least this is what can be concluded from the latest Business Distress Index. The index shows that only 35% of UK businesses were…




Beware Of HMRC Charging For Tax Debt Home Visits

Anyone thinking that a visit from the taxman over tax debts will be just an unpleasant experience that can either be avoided or endured without too much fuss should think again. The HMRC is hitting people with charges for home visits. With HMRC under pressure to improve the amount of money it recovers from taxpayers,…




Starting A New Business? You Need A Plan!

Though the UK economy is now hopefully recovering from the recession and employers are starting to recruit again, there are still many people out there who have taken the plunge into starting up their own business. Whether it’s because of actual redundancy, or simply the fear of losing their job, the idea of ‘being my…