Tag: UK Economy

How To Keep Your Best Employees

In today’s tight labour market, it can be difficult to keep hold of your most talented employees capable of helping to take your business to the next level. Perks are one way of keeping staff motivated and happy but they need to be carefully thought out to avoid such schemes falling flat. Most business owners…




What Happens When My Business Reaches VAT Status?

If your business has reached the level of VAT status, then on the one hand this is something to be celebrated. Only those businesses that exceed £85,000 in profit are required to charge VAT but while gaining this status is an indicator of business success, it does open up a some additional administrative burdens when…




Will There Be A World Cup Footy Bonus For UK Economy?

A lot is made of the benefits hosting a major sporting event can have on a national economy. If you are old enough to remember the excitement of England’s hosting of the European football championship in 1996 or the heady days when the national team had realistic hopes of winning subsequent tournaments, you may have…




UK Economy Shows First Signs Of Slowing Down

After a strong end to 2016, the first signs of a slowdown have been revealed with the service sector showing signs of strain. The rate of growth seen in the service sector was the lowest for five months according to figures released in February, which matter because the sector makes up three quarters of the…