Business

Business is one of the principle activities of citizens living in a society in which people are employed, employ others, produce products and deliver services.  Phew, that’s the technical definition of business anyway. Our vast experience in helping businesses and individuals operate their businesses on a day-to-day basis has given us some valuable experience and awareness which we like to share in our news area.

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Business Posts

Banks Willing to Lend More to Small Firms

According to the BBA (British Banker’s Association) banks are ready to lend small businesses cash.

It has emerged during a recent campaign by the industry group to promote small business lending trends that the majority of loans are now being

UK Business Optimism at Record High

Optimism that UK Business is doing the best it has done in over two decades has been bolstered by a new survey by Lloyds. The research has shown that belief has surged over the past few months throughout the UK

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Surprise July Deficit Comes as Blow to UK Government

The UK’s public sector recorded an unexpected deficit in July.

Public sector net borrowing totaled £62 million, according to the Office of National Statistics (ONS).

Even though the deficit was relatively low, it has been normal for July to be

Launching Own Business

New Business Start-up Packages

Starting your own business can be a daunting task. When the initial excitement passes and the reality of what you are taking on starts to hit home, it can be enough to put some people off

New Book-Keeping Help for Taxi Drivers

Find out about our new bookkeeping help for taxi drivers booklet. We sent this as an email which you may have received but incase you didn’t you can request a copy. Need any further help? Just call us.

Growth in UK Manufacturing

In June of this year UK manufacturing showed its strongest growth in two years. This appears to have boosted many people’s hopes of an economic recovery. The purchasing managers’ index (PMI) was 52.5 last month, which is a strong indication

Eurozone Unemployment Rises to Record High

This April the Eurozone unemployment rate stood at 12.2% and more than 95,000 new people were out of work and the 17 countries using the Euro had a total of 19.38 million unemployed persons with both Greece and Spain having

Corporate Tax Avoidance Action Sought at EU Summit by David Cameron

EU leaders have been urged to help take action on extreme corporate tax avoidance schemes by large corporations at the latest EU summit. Although such practices are entirely legal in nature David Cameron is seeking to point out in Brussels

Recession Double Dip Avoided by UK?

The ONS (Office for National Statistics) has questioned the extent of the recession double dip which was reported to a wide extent in 2012. Now it appears the construction industry shrank in the first quarter but not by as much