Tenant fees ban takes effect

New rules for landlords and letting agents in England came into force on 1 June 2019, including a ban on letting fees and a cap on holding and tenancy deposits. The Tenant Fees Act has now made it illegal to charge tenants any fees aside from rent, deposits, and other...

71% of SMEs plan to increase sales

Small business ambition is on the rise, according to Government research, with more small and medium-sized employers planning to grow their sales in the future. In a survey by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, 71% of SME employers said they...

125,000 families take up tax-free childcare

The number of families using tax-free childcare has more than doubled since this time last year, but around 1.4 million households could be missing out on the scheme. Recent HMRC statistics show that 125,000 families used tax-free childcare in March 2019. The figure...