SMEs rein in growth ambitions

[ad_1] Businesses in the manufacturing sector are focusing on trying to achieve growthConfidence among Britain’s small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) is steadily declining, with many returning to the cautious outlook they had 12 months ago, according to a study....

Small businesses could be swayed on Europe

[ad_1] Business owners are still unsure on the EU referendum voteCompany owners do not feel fully informed about the EU referendum, a study from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) finds.  Some 42 per cent of the small business EU referendum vote could still be...

Businesses urged to pay VAT on time

[ad_1] It is essential for companies to be on top of all their VAT paymentsTax expert RSM is advising businesses to pay their VAT on time after a tax tribunal ruled that a six figure fine imposed for missing a VAT payment by one day was ‘proportionate’. Blue Ocean...

Consumers frustrated with in-store experience

[ad_1] Women are more likely to change their mind over a purchaseSome 71 per cent of shoppers feel they know more about the products and services in-store than the shop associate.  More than half (56 per cent) of consumers declare they would interact more with a store...