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  • The good news? Outsourcing is big business. The bad news? Outsourcing is big business

    The good news is that outsourcing is big business. According to the Business Services Association, there are now 340,000 people working in IT outsourcing and it contributes £24.7bn to the UK economy. But here's the thing: one raison d'etre ... 

  • EU doesn't want to be late

    The European Union has adopted the European Late Payments Directive, which, by 16 March 2013 at the latest, will bring in 30 day payment terms. Under the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 and the Late Payment of Commercial Deb... 

  • What is a document?

    You probably think that a document is something that can only be paper based. However, a recent ruling involving HMRC in pursuit of their powers to examine had led to the courts interpreting documents to include computers, ipods and iPhones. The ... 

  • Offshore tax evaders

    HM Revenue & Customs is reminding tax evaders hiding money offshore that they can now face new penalties of up to 200 per cent. Penalties for offshore non-compliance - for income tax and capital gains tax - will now be linked to the tax tran... 

  • Pool car going for a swim?

    HMRC are known to be vigorous when it comes to pursuing tax it believes is owed and the case of Securidoor proves the point well. Mrs Ryan-Munden was a director of Securidoor and during a visit to the firm in 2006, HMRC found that the company own... 

  • Agency workers regulations

    The Government has now published guidance to accompany the Agency Workers Regulations that comes into force on 1 October of this year. The Regulations bring in the EU's directive on temporary agency work The main change, as far as businesses are ... 

  • Dead Men Don't Read Mailshots - Capscan's new service will save you from investigating phoney leads

    Scenes from the Steve Martin film Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid, a spoof on the genre of tough guy private detectives, usually played by Humphrey Bogart. Do Dead Men Read Junk Mail? If not, Capscan can save you from investigating dead leads. ... 

  • Incorporate now

    If you are in the early stages of setting up a new business or you are an existing, but unincorporated business, say a partnership or sole trader, now may be a good time to consider changing to a limited company. This is because in the last budge... 

  • Exporting help

    More British exporters, including many SMEs, are now eligible to apply for short term credit insurance from ECGD, the UK export credit agency. ECGD's short term insurance has previously only been available for capital exports, making it of inter... 

  • Get some protection

    Small businesses need to do more to protect and exploit their innovations, according to research published by the Intellectual Property Office. The 'Intellectual Property Awareness Survey of Business' has shown that only 15 percent of small comp...