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Company directors who either commit VAT fraud or fail to demonstrate procedures to prevent VAT fraud in the supply chain are being targeted by HMRC with a trader monitoring campaign shaped by The Kittel Principle. This principle defines whether a director has been fraudulent, knew about a fraud or,

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Prices in the UK are rising at their fastest rate for 40 years, according to the latest figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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Almost three quarters (71%) of SME businesses are not currently acting to reduce their carbon emissions, as Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) performance is downgraded and digitalisation, employee wellbeing, cost inflation, and recruitment take priority according to the latest Azets SME Ba

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The Bank of England (BoE) has raised interest rates from 0.75% to 1%, in an attempt to fight rising inflation. The bank's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) by a majority of 6-3 to increase the bank rate by 0.25 percentage points. Those members in the minority preferred to increase the rate by 0.5 perc

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Azets, the accountancy firm and specialist business advisor to SMEs, has announced the acquisition of Tait Walker, one of the largest independent accountants and business advisors in the North East. It marks the third UK acquisition in four months as Azets continues to deliver on its ambitious growt

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The latest SME Barometer produced by Azets has revealed ambitious growth plans among UK SMEs despite a significant drop in optimism about the economy. The Barometer revealed that 51% of all SMEs across the UK and Nordics are optimistic about the economic outlook, down from 68% last summer with UK SM

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Scottish businesses seeking cash to fund investment, or ease working capital or trading problems, are being encouraged by Azets, the regional advisor to SMEs, to apply for the ‘hugely attractive’ Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS) before it ends on 30 June. The Recovery Loan Scheme offers busine

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Azets, the accountancy firm specialising in the SME sector, has appointed David Meldrum as an associate director within the firm’s fast-growing restructuring and insolvency practice in Scotland. Mr Meldrum has specialist knowledge of all forms of restructuring and insolvency and has provided s

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The £4.3 billion of Covid loans that may have to be written-off by The Treasury due to fraud and highlighted by the resignation of Lord Agnew last week, could be eclipsed by businesses failing to repay their CBILs and BBLs Covid support loans, Blair Milne, head of Restructuring with Azets in S

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Azets is encouraging Scottish businesses to ‘use or lose’ a highly attractive range of Tax Super Allowances introduced in the Spring Budget 2021 to encourage capital investment by businesses. The Super Allowances available include the ‘Super Deduction’, a 130% first-year allo

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Rachel Wilson, a cyber specialist with Azets is warning that staff absences, illnesses, vulnerable systems and the requirement to work from home has created the perfect opportunity for criminals to target SMEs with weak IT security this festive period. Ms Wilson s warning that cyber-attacks such as

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