Midlands Family Business Awards

We’re delighted to announce that Bedrock will be taking a leading role in supporting the Midlands Family Business Awards’ dinner next month, as we’ve joined their 2015 roll-call of sponsors. We are sponsoring the prestigious black tie dinner’s drinks reception which will kick-off the climax to this year’s Awards at Athena in Leicester on the 12th November. […]


Survive and Succeed campaign

Bedrock is supporting the Survive and Succeed campaign which was started by our friends at Fword training to raise awareness of the challenges faced by the owners of small businesses.


Plans for tax tribunal case fees

The government is considering charging taxpayers who take cases to the First Tier or Upper Tribunal, in an attempt to recoup some of the court and tribunal service’s £1billion yearly costs. The Ministry of Justice has already consulted on proposals to either introduce or increase fees for those using the courts and tribunals, and it is […]


EU member states urged to up VAT collection

Figures released by the European Commission show that VAT revenue collection has failed to show any significant improvement across member states in recent years. Based on VAT collection figures from 2013, the “VAT Gap” (the overall difference between the expected VAT revenue and the amount of VAT actually collected) did not improve on 2012. Although […]


Carrier bag levy tax implications for retail businesses

Whether you’re shopping for handbags, glad rags or doing your weekly grocery shop make sure you don’t forget to take a carrier bag with you to avoid being charged for a single use carrier bag. And if you’re a retailer then you need to make sure you’re aware of the tax implications for your business […]