Business news

Government crackdown on pension scams

21 Aug 17: Fraudsters face fines for coaxing savers to move pensions to fake schemes.

Failure to pay minimum wage costs firms

18 Aug 17: 233 employers forced to pay back £2m in wages and fined £1.9m.

Unemployment rate falls to 4.4%

17 Aug 17: The jobless total fell to its lowest rate since 1975 in Q2 2017.

SMEs seek accountants’ funding advice

16 Aug 17: Accountants prove most popular when it comes to financial guidance.

Most adults have no inheritance strategy

15 Aug 17: Almost 9 in 10 working adults have not checked their potential inheritance tax liability.