Budget 2018 reaction: Help for small firms and ‘sticking plaster’ concerns

Philip Hammond’s 2018 Budget has been hailed the “most small-business-friendly Budget that this chancellor has delivered to date”.A move to ease the business rates burden for small retailers is among the measures to have been welcomed, although there are concerns over the lack of help for larger high street brands.Yesterday’s ... Read More...

Budget 2018: Tax on digital tech giants and business rates relief

Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced a new tax on tech giants and business rates relief for small businesses in his last Budget before Brexit.The MP for Runnymede and Weybridge proclaimed “austerity is coming to an end” during his House of Commons address earlier today (29 October).Under the UK Digital Services Tax, from April 2020, social media platforms, search ... Read More...

CMAC acquires Birkenhead’s Cabfind

Transport and accommodation solution provider CMAC Group has acquired Birkenhead-based taxi firm Cabfind.Founded in 2006, CMAC employs 120 people across its head office in Accrington and base at Manchester Airport.The new group will have revenues in excess of £50 million.CMAC has acquired Cabfind, which was established in 2002, from French-based ... Read More...