The Department for Food, Environment and Rural Affairs (Defra) has announced its new simplified Countryside Stewardship scheme (CS) offers to complement the existing Higher Tier and Mid Tier offers. It also published more details on its sister scheme that offers grants for restoration of hedgerows and boundaries. The CS, which opened for applications for multi-annual […]
A number of charity records were broken last year, including the total number of organisations registered with the Charity Commission and the total amount raised.
A fear of cybercrime among businesses has led to a boom in cyber insurance, according to a new report.
Businesses and service providers are no longer allowed to levy a surcharge on credit and debit card purchases.
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is facing calls to clarify its penalty policy ahead of the upcoming self-assessment tax return deadline of 31 January.
The new annual return will make for an “easier user experience for charities”, the Charity Commission has outlined in a blog this month – but warns over a number of new questions relating to executive pay.
Industry publication startups.co.uk has asked its audience what is the biggest challenge their business is facing in 2018.
A large number of UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are hoping to expand this year, while others are anticipating a boost in business revenues.
Many agricultural groups have responded warmly to Environment Secretary Michael Gove’s plans to replace farm subsidies with funding to support farmers to provide public benefits, including environmentally friendly practice and better access to the countryside. Currently, the amount paid to farmers in the UK, which is around £3 billion a year, is based on the […]
Deadline fast approaching for charities yet to file annual return Charities with financial years ending on 31 March 2017 have less than a month to go before the final deadline to file their annual return, the Charity Commission has warned. Annual returns must be with the Charity Commission by 31 January 2018. The charity regulator […]