More half of firms are either cutting or freezing employment as business optimism fell to lowest point in four years during the first quarter, according to the latest Global Economic Conditions Survey from ACCA and IMA.
Government plans to force small firms to submit quarterly digital tax returns will be more burdensome than current arrangements and will increase record keeping and compliance costs, an independent watchdog has said.
Does the start of each working week leave you with feelings of anxiety, stress or sadness? Do you find it difficult to get out of bed every Monday morning? Do you lack any motivation for the week ahead?
Peer-to-peer lending and crowdfunding provides you with two ways to invest in the next big player in the market at a key stage of their development, plus make yourself a healthy return at the same time. By Sean Blanks, marketing director of cartridgesave.co.uk.
David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.