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Treasury eyeing tax hikes of £20 billion, according to reports
The Sunday Times has reported that ministers are looking at raising capital gains tax and corporation tax in the November Budget.
Scientists reveal microscopic robots able to ‘walk’ by flashing lasers at them
Laser lights are able to bend tiny legs to make make them move on surfaces, researchers claim.
3 key areas to consider before choosing your R&D tax credit advisor
Awareness of the R&D Tax Credit scheme is growing and as a result, so are the types of service offering that advisors provide to help you submit a claim. Whether you are planning to do your first or fifth claim, we recommend that you regularly carry out an assessment to check that you have chosen the most appropriate advisor for your business needs.
Small UK firms report better-than-expected fall in revenue in Q2 – research
The latest Barclaycard Payments SME barometer also revealed that optimism among firms jumped during the quarter as businesses take advantage of the support available.
Record recession: How was it sparked and what will it mean?
The UK has suffered the biggest second quarter contraction of all the major economies - but what does this mean and how did we get here.
The importance of R&D in software development
Innovation is important to the success of most businesses. But for software development companies operating in a sector where technological progress is constant, innovation is crucial.
Third of workers not expecting office return until at least next year
Homeworking looks like the new normal, as research shows that those employed by bigger companies are more likely to delay going back to their workplace.
AI with ‘imagination’ could help doctors with diagnosis, study suggests
New research has found that artificial intelligence trained to imagine the causes of an illness can help doctors make a more accurate diagnosis.
UK nosedives into recession after GDP plunges 20.4% between April and June
For the first time in 11 years, the UK is officially in recession. The Office for National Statistics said the economy bounced back by 8.7% in June as lockdown restrictions eased, however, the impact of lockdown between April and June has taken its toll.