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16 Oct 2018

ABI urges Chancellor to avoid increasing IPT in Budget

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has urged Chancellor Philip Hammond to avoid increasing Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) in the forthcoming Budget.

15 Oct 2018

Government publishes further 'no deal' Brexit documents

The government has published the latest batch of 'no deal' Brexit documents.

12 Oct 2018

Business group proposes overhaul of tax regime for financial services sector

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has proposed an overhaul of the tax and regulatory regime for the financial services sector so that the industry can effectively deal with the 'challenges and opportunities presented by a rapidly changing technological landscape'.

11 Oct 2018

OTS launches consultation on impact of taxation on UK firms

The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) has launched a new call for evidence, seeking views in regard to the impact of taxation on UK businesses.

10 Oct 2018

CBI publishes wishlist for 2018 Autumn Budget

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has published its wishlist ahead of the Autumn Budget, which is set to be delivered on Monday 29 October.

09 Oct 2018

BCC suggests UK economic growth is 'flatlining'

A survey carried out by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has suggested that the UK economy is 'stuck in a rut', with economic growth 'flatlining'.

08 Oct 2018

Government announces stamp duty surcharge for overseas buyers of UK property

The government recently announced that it intends to introduce a new stamp duty surcharge of 1% to 3% for foreign buyers of UK property.

05 Oct 2018

Welsh government publishes Draft Budget for 2019-20

The Welsh government recently published its Outline Draft Budget for 2019-20, with a full, in-depth breakdown to follow on 23 October 2018.

04 Oct 2018

Prime Minister announces fuel duty freeze

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that fuel duty will be frozen for the ninth consecutive year.

03 Oct 2018

Employer Supported Childcare scheme set to close to new entrants

The Employer Supported Childcare (ESC) scheme will close to new entrants on 4 October 2018.

02 Oct 2018

Business rates 'could be changed' to help high street retailers

Business Secretary Greg Clark has suggested that business rates 'could be changed' in order to help high street retailers in the UK.

01 Oct 2018

One in ten firms 'could become bankrupt' as result of customs delays after Brexit

A survey carried out by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) has suggested that 10% of businesses 'could become bankrupt' as a result of customs delays caused by Brexit.

28 Sep 2018

Research reveals £500 million stolen via fraud in first half of 2018

Research published by trade association UK Finance has revealed that, during the first half of this year, criminals stole £503.4 million from the UK public via fraud and scams.

27 Sep 2018

Chancellor announces Autumn Budget date

Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced that he will deliver the Autumn Budget on Monday 29 October.

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16 Oct 2018

ABI urges Chancellor to avoid increasing IPT in Budget

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has urged Chancellor Philip Hammond to avoid increasing Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) in the forthcoming Budget.

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