Business News

26 Sep 2022

Real Living Wage rises by 10% to £10.90 an hour

Nearly 400,000 workers at businesses that have volunteered to pay the Real Living Wage are set to get a record pay boost.

23 Sep 2022

Chancellor uses Mini Budget to outline measures to boost economic growth

Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng used the 2022 Mini Budget to announce measures to help boost UK economic growth.

23 Sep 2022

2022 Mini Budget - the economic picture

Within his Mini Budget speech, Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng outlined his vision for a 'new era for Britain' which will focus on driving economic growth.

23 Sep 2022

2022 Mini Budget - the business reaction

Business groups have reacted to Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng's Mini Budget speech.

23 Sep 2022

2022 Mini Budget - the political reaction

Addressing the House of Commons, Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng used the 2022 Mini Budget to announce a series of measures designed to boost UK economic growth and support businesses and households with the rising cost of living.

23 Sep 2022

2022 Mini Budget - what to expect

Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng will deliver the Mini Budget today at 9:30am. We will keep you up to date on the key Mini Budget announcements and supply a summary, which will appear on our website.

22 Sep 2022

Think tank warns tax cuts 'likely to push borrowing and debt to unsustainable levels'

Think tank the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has warned the government that any tax cutting measures announced in the forthcoming Mini Budget are likely to push borrowing and debt to 'unsustainable levels'.

21 Sep 2022

Government caps business energy bills

Wholesale energy prices for businesses will be capped at 'less than half' of the anticipated winter levels under the government's support package.

20 Sep 2022

Data finds late payments costing small businesses £684 million per year

Data published by Xero has revealed that late payments are costing UK small businesses £684 million each year.

16 Sep 2022

Prime Minister 'considering scrapping sugar tax on soft drinks'

Prime Minister Liz Truss is reportedly considering scrapping the sugar tax on soft drinks to help ease the cost-of-living crisis.

15 Sep 2022

Wealthier households 'set to receive twice as much cost-of-living support'

Think tank the Resolution Foundation has suggested that wealthier households in the UK will receive twice as much cost-of-living support than poorer households.

14 Sep 2022

UK inflation falls slightly to 9.9% but remains close to 40-year high

The rate of Consumer Prices Index (CPI) inflation fell to 9.9% last month from 10.1% in July but remained close to the highest rate in 40 years, according to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

13 Sep 2022

HMRC makes cost-of-living payments totalling £375 million

More than 1.1 million families in the UK have received cost-of-living payments from HMRC.

12 Sep 2022

Official data reveals UK economy grew by 0.2% in July

Data published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed that the UK economy grew by 0.2% in July following a decline in the previous month.

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