Category Archive Business

Hospitality aims to bounce back with bumper trade for Platinum Jubilee

Everyone loves a party, and one of the biggest will be celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee at the start of June.

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Loans to small businesses drop to lowest level on record

Banks have been accused of “pulling up the drawbridge” on lending to small businesses.

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Big hitters to join key conference on the hospitality sector

The future of the hospitality industry will be in the spotlight next month when politicians and the movers and shakers in the industry come together for a key conference.

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New initiative helps to make the most of the pavement cafe culture

The move by the Government to make pavement licences permanent presents an opportunity for the hard-pressed hospitality industry.

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Enterprise investment rebounds strongly after being hit by pandemic

There has been a fall in investment of around 12 per cent in the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS), largely caused by the effects of the pandemic.

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Charging an electric company car: what you need to know

With the important focus on achieving Net Zero goals and targeting personal emissions, more and more company cars seem to be following the electric car trend.

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Hospitality business owners: how should you distribute tips between staff members?

When starting up a hospitality business, it is important to factor in that some customers may choose to tip members of staff.

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Construction subcontractors: All you need to know about payments

If you are a contractor working in the construction industry you are likely to rely on the services of subcontractors – but what rules do you need to consider when paying them?

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Discovery assessments: Catch up with the latest changes

Discovery assessments look set to be applied to the High-Income Benefit Charge under new legislation set out by the Government.

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Generous tax incentives for investing in higher risk enterprises

With the cost of living rising steeply and taxation at its highest level for decades, tax breaks are welcome, particularly for those looking to invest their money in business.

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