Economics

Keeping track of the ups and downs in the UK economy

Shifts in the economic landscape can have a significant impact on the lives of small business owners. So prepare your company for changes in the economy by finding out what's going on regionally, nationally and internationally.

HMRC to Close Nearly 140 Local Offices

HMRC to Close Nearly 140 Local Offices

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HMRC to Close Nearly 140 Local Offices

Tax authority's 137 local sites to be replaced with 13 regional centres to save £100 million.

40% of Consumers to Christmas Shop on Mobile

40% of Consumers to Christmas Shop on Mobile

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40% of Consumers to Christmas Shop on Mobile

Research from Webloyalty reveals 40% of consumers will shop using mobile this Christmas, and will spend more time shopping online than last year.

UK Ranked as a Top Place for Doing Business

UK Ranked as a Top Place for Doing Business

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UK Ranked as a Top Place for Doing Business

World Bank report ranks UK above US, Germany and Japan, and recognises it as great place to start a business.