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BIM: Demonstrating the potential of innovation in the construction sector
Increasing pressure for heightened innovation in the process of design, build, and its supply chain has led to the development of Building Information Modelling (BIM). In this article we look at the development of this technology and the benefits it's providing.
Why you don’t think your construction business innovates
You may not immediately think about construction when you hear the phrase ‘research and development’, but how can an industry that solves complex problems every day not be at the forefront of innovation?
No penalties for IR35 mistakes in year one
As the changes to IR35/off-payroll working edge ever nearer, further clarification on how HMRC will ensure compliance with the new rules has been shared.
Key tax changes to keep an eye on in 2021
With the budget coming out on 3rd March 2021, it is expected to be a big one. The pressure will be on Rishi Sunak to raise a lot of money to cover the costs of spending on COVID-19 support schemes. Let’s review the changes that we already know about and are expected to come in effect in 2021
More than half a million firms at risk of failure amid cash crisis, report warns
The IPPR, the Institute for Public Policy Research said one in three businesses now have less than three months; worth of cash reserves.
Get prepared: IR35 (off-payroll working) action plan
Big changes to the way contractors and those who work with them pay tax and National Insurance are coming this April. Follow these simple steps to make sure you're prepared.
Could an online sales tax help economic recovery?
Why is the UK treasury exploring the introduction of an online sales tax, who is backing the idea and when might it come into play?
Business borrowing soared but credit card usage plunged in 2020
The latest Financial Services forecast report by the EY ITEM Club also suggested £26bn will be borrowed this year by firms.