Employees take advantage of flexible working

There is a high demand among employees for flexible working arrangements, research by the Centre for Economic and Business Research (Cebr) and Citrix has found. The research, which surveyed almost 1,300 employees in the UK, showed that flexible working arrangements such as flexi-time or working remotely are popular with most employees: 96% of respondents who[…]

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Government proposals to tackle late payment

Large companies could be forced to publish information about their payment practices, under government proposals designed to combat late payment. The measures would oblige large businesses and companies listed on stock markets to: issue quarterly reports on payment performance make public additional information about payment practices put payment information on their website. Companies would face[…]

Capital allowances

This guide looks at claiming capital allowances to minimise your business’ tax bill. A capital allowance is the tax equivalent of depreciation. For example, a business buys a lathe for £10,000 and believes the lathe has an estimated useful working life of 10 years. The business may choose to depreciate the asset at the rate[…]

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