UK GAAP: A practical guide to making the transition

A guide to the new accounting standards. Accountants aren’t known for being in the business of change. While the external environment around them and the numbers coming in may change, an accountant brings stability and reliability to a business by using established...

Deregulation tops small firms’ priority list

More than half of small business owners want the new Conservative government to prioritise reducing regulation, a survey by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has revealed. The poll of more than 2,300 FSB members found that 53% believe that regulation is the...

Small Business Act becomes law

A range of measures aimed at supporting small businesses have become law after the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act gained royal assent. The act is designed to help small businesses by improving access to finance, combating late payment and reducing...