Company car drivers can report changes to HMRC online

An online trial has been launched by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), allowing company car drivers to make changes to car and fuel benefits that will affect their tax codes. This means that Pay As You Earn (PAYE) customers who have company cars will be able to make any changes online to their company cars and will no longer have to wait for HMRC to update their tax code for them. HMRC’s Chief...

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Motorists Face Average Increase of £350 Per Year Due To Pothole Damage

UK motorists are yet again being bombarded with additional motoring costs due to bad road surfaces (potholes) damaging tyres and vehicles. The UK is already the most expensive place on the planet to own and run a vehicle, approximately £3,453 per annum. Now take into account the hidden extras such as wheel, tyre, suspension and windscreen damage and that figure increases for the beleaguered...

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David gets a new sling: UK support the small guy in David v Goliath issues

Trade bodies will be able to challenge unfair main contractor payment practices in court under new proposals put forward by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). A recently launched consultation revealed plans to provide business representative bodies with additional powers to challenge “grossly unfair” contractual terms and practices on behalf of their members....

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Cyber attack the top threat according to business continuity professionals

Cyber-attack is the top threat perceived by businesses, according to the fourth annual Horizon Scan report published today by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI), in association with BSI. Supply chain disruption is reported as the fastest rising threat, up 11 places since last year. The annual BCI Horizon Scan assessed the business preparedness of 760 organizations worldwide and shows that...

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Don’t stress. Cook’ says BHA’s new partner Kafoodle

Ever-evolving food laws and legislation means there’s more to food management than being a dab hand in the kitchen. New food labelling laws which came into effect in December 2014 mean that all food and drink outlets across the EU, including the UK, must show on demand any ingredients containing allergens. To support hospitality businesses, new BHA business partner Kafoodle has devised...

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