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Two-thirds of small firms still not GDPR-compliant

Six months after the introduction of EU data protection legislation, a new report has found that only one third of SMEs believe they are compliant.

Average commuting time rises by 18 hours

Getting to and from work now takes five minutes longer than a decade ago, according to new analysis by the TUC.

Women entrepreneurs add £105bn to UK economy

Women entrepreneurs and business leaders are increasingly delivering growth and creating jobs in the UK, according to a new report. 

NatWest launches app for small businesses

Mettle is described as an "end-to-end platform for businesses", combining a current account with invoicing and bookkeeping capabilities.

One in three SME owners works 50+ hours a week

More people are choosing to work for themselves than ever despite the long hours, a new survey has found.

New study finds stress epidemic at work

It's International Stress Awareness Week and a new report has found that stress in the workplace is damaging the wellbeing of employees and reducing productivity.

HMRC steps up communication on Making Tax Digital

The first government letters about Making Tax Digital for VAT are being sent to sole traders and small business owners in the coming days.

Workers want more flexibility over Christmas

A new poll of office workers has found that 75% would like the chance to work from home or change their hours in the run-up to Christmas.

One in four employees has a business on the side

Employees admit that they spend time on their own money-making projects while they're supposed to be doing their day job.

Real Living Wage rises to £9 an hour

Over 180,000 UK workers are to get a 2.8% pay rise today as the Living Wage Foundation increases the real Living Wage hourly rate.