Three communication tips to guarantee business growth

As the workplace becomes increasingly digitised, the way businesses communicate with their customers and partners is evolving – from the traditional physical posting of documents and faxing, to more modern methods of digital communication, such as emails and social media. A big problem is that failure to manage these channels effectively can have a very negative impact on the bottom line –...

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Why should I consider leasing my next car?

The growing popularity of car leasing means more companies are considering leasing their vehicles. UK Construction takes a look at the advantages of leasing vehicles. Personal car leasing has long been a popular method of affording to drive around the world. In the United States, around one in four vehicles on the road are leased. The popularity of financing a new car in this manner is now...

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High street enjoys a strong return in January

“It’s a feel good start to the year for retailers and consumers, despite the global economic jitters. Spending rose most prominently on the high street, though it still looks to be prudent rather than excessive at this stage. Leisure and hospitality continue to outperform as sectors, but clothing and footwear retailers were the real winners after a disappointing dip in December. The arrival of...

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Taxman seizes more than £2 billion from tax avoidance scheme users

New statistics reveal that HMRC has collected more than £2 billion in disputed tax from tax avoiders, under rules introduced by the government in 2014. The new Accelerated Payments notices mean that users of tax avoidance schemes pay disputed tax up-front while their tax-affairs are investigated, instead of waiting until they are concluded. Given HMRC wins 80% of cases that go to court, this...

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