Rishi Sunak


Independent shops ‘open’ to idea of online sales tax

Independent retailers write to chancellor Rishi Sunak saying they are open to the idea, supported by big chains such as Tesco, Sainsbury and Waterstones


How Spring Statement 2022 affects small business

How will Spring Statement 2022 affect your small business? Analysis and insight into what Wednesday's announcements by Chancellor Rishi Sunak mean for Britain's 5.5m small businesses


Spring Statement 2022: What can businesses expect?

The Spring Statement will be on March 23 this year – businesses and experts reveal what they expect to see in Sunak's announcement


Rishi must protect SMEs from soaring energy costs

Unlike the public, there is no cap on what businesses have to pay for energy. And with the war in Ukraine, those energy bills are going to go stratospheric

Accounts & Tax

Sunak eyes reining in small business R&D tax credits

Chancellor frustrated at the lack of investment by small businesses, despite offering what he says is one of the most generous tax regimes for R&D investment in the world

Accounts & Tax

Help to Grow: Digital – how can it help my business?

Government offers discounts of up to £5,000 for digital accounting and customer relationship management (CRM) software from approved providers


Sunak offers £1bn omicron business support package

Chancellor succumbs to pressure from business leaders and announces more than £1bn of support for companies across the UK hit hardest by omicron


Autumn Budget 2021 and your small business

What Autumn Budget 2021 means for small business - expert analysis, reaction and live coverage from the House of Commons as Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivers the Budget


Government delays business rates reform yet again

Chancellor Rishi Sunak wants to keep studying the business rates problem for small businesses versus online retailers before committing to wholesale reform

Accounts & Tax

Business rates review 2021 – what your small business can expect

The Treasury has delayed publishing its review into business rates four times already. Rishi Sunak says the review will be published this autumn. What can we expect?

Government Grants

Sunak ignores small business pleas for more help to get through lockdown

Treasury points to £1bn worth of ad-hoc local authority grants still to be distributed, as pain starts to bite with furlough being wound down and business rates becoming payable


Budget 2021 and what it means for small business

Furlough and Covid financial support set to be extended, while Treasury keeps on business rates suspension for many

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4 small business functions that must be automated for greater profits

Can technology help you create more efficient business models? In this article, we explore how you can use technology to boost your business

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It’s time the UK’s small businesses got the seamless communications and collaboration tools they need

Why seamless collaboration is crucial for UK small businesses and what tools can help

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Flexible work is making cybersecurity tougher for UK SMBs. It’s time they got the tools, and the platform, to defend themselves

The cybersecurity landscape for small businesses and the tips and tools that can help

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How to enhance your customer and employee experiences using Uber Vouchers

This article explains how Uber Vouchers can enhance both your customer and employee experience