Author: Maung Aye

Record growth and investment in UK cyber security despite coronavirus pandemic

The UK’s cyber security sector attracted “record investment” last year despite the Covid-19 pandemic, a major study has revealed.

Private debt lending is an increasingly “valuable” source of finance for UK businesses

Private debt lending has grown significantly since 2008 and is becoming an increasingly “valuable” source of finance for businesses.

New funding announced for “green entrepreneurs”

“Green entrepreneurs” have been invited to apply for a share of £11 million in funding through the Energy Entrepreneurs Fund (EEF).

Boohoo adds Debenhams to growing portfolio after £55 million acquisition

Online fashion giant Boohoo has added struggling department store Debenhams to its business portfolio for a reported price of £55 million, reports have revealed.

Thousands of firms fined for breaching money laundering regulations, figures reveal

More than 2,000 firms were fined for breaching anti-money laundering regulations in 2020, a major report has revealed.

Finance and grant funding: new grants to support retail, hospitality and leisure businesses throughout third national lockdown

Businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors may be entitled to up to £9,000 in grant funding to cover the costs of Covid-19 disruption, it has been confirmed.

Companies House proposes new director verification reforms

Directors should not be appointed until their identity can be verified in major proposals set out this month.

UK partners could be made “equally responsible” for anti-avoidance regime penalties incurred by offshore promoters, HMRC reveals

UK partners could be made “equally responsible” for anti-avoidance regime penalties incurred by offshore promoters, it has been announced.

Businesses can now apply for a Bounce Back Loan top-up

Businesses can now apply to top up their Bounce Back Loan (BBL) if they originally borrowed less than the maximum amount they are entitled to, it has been confirmed.

Businesses can now apply for a Bounce Back Loan top-up

Businesses can now apply to top up their Bounce Back Loan (BBL) if they originally borrowed less than the maximum amount they are entitled to, it has been confirmed.