8 Actions we would like to see from Boris Johnson

Today we the Forum of Private Business outlined 8 action points we believe should be top of the new government’s priority list, following Boris Johnson’s entrance into Downing Street last week. Ian Cass, Managing Director, said: “We would like the new Prime Minister to address these 8 key issues for small businesses and take these […]

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More businesses penalised for failing to pay suppliers

Eighteen companies – including BT Plc, British American Tobacco, and Centrica – have been suspended from the Prompt Payment Code for failing to pay suppliers on time, the Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM) announced. Screwfix, Prudential, and various businesses of BAE Systems are also among those that have failed to honour their Code commitment […]

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Support the Great British High Street

The Great British High Street (GBHS) awards have now been running for 5 years and 2018 was successful for many across the UK.  The awards are launched across England, Scotland and Wales and 2018 saw Northern Ireland entered. 38 high streets across the country were announced as finalists in the ‘Champion’ and ‘Rising Star categories’. […]

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Time to put your records in order

It isn’t easy finding the time to put your records in order or sort out your business expenses. We can help with this selection of online support. The following live webinars are interactive. Simply ask your questions using the on-screen text box. Record keeping for the self-employed: Whether you use traditional or cash basis accounting methods, […]

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Fee for Intervention (FFI) rate increase – 6th April 2019

Please be advised that HSE’s cost recovery rate for Fee for Intervention (FFI) will increase to £154 per hour with effect from 6th April 2019. This means that businesses that are found to be in material breach of health and safety law will be charged at this new rate. As now, those businesses that meet […]

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