Insider – August 2016
2 August 2016
This months Insider includes articles on the following subjects. Please click on the image to the left if you’d like to download the full details of the articles.
New system to challenge business rates outlined
A system to allow businesses to check and appeal business rates bills has been announced. The aim is to ensure that disputes are settled more promptly.
Self-employment growth driven by part-timers
The number of self-employed workers increased from 3.8 million in 2008 to 4.6 million in 2015.
500,000 Help to Buy ISAs opened
More than half a million people have opened a Help to Buy ISA since the scheme was launched in December 2015.
Small firms: 10% of day spent chasing payments
Small business owners spend 10% of their working day chasing payments, according to research by Xero.