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Remain-supporting former minister strikes optimistic note on post-Brexit economy


6 Feb 2018

Former Conservative Treasury Minister, Lord Jim O’Neil has told the BBC that gloomy predictions for the post-Brexit UK economy are …
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Millennials set for ‘inheritance boom’… but not until the 2030s


6 Feb 2018

A new report from think-tank, the Resolution Foundation, predicts that so-called ‘millennials’, those aged between 17 and 35, will receive …
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Ban on passing credit card fees on to consumers hits small businesses in the pocket


6 Feb 2018

A ban on passing on charges from credit card providers to consumers, which came into effect last month, is hitting …
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Excuses, excuses: HMRC reveals top late tax return apologies


6 Feb 2018

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has once again revealed the worst excuses that taxpayers have given them for failing to …
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HMRC offers practical support to businesses affected by Carillion’s collapse


6 Feb 2018

The start of 2018 saw the somewhat unexpected collapse of one of the UK’s largest construction and contracting businesses, Carillion. …
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Are you ready for the latest minimum wage rise?


6 Feb 2018

On 1 April 2018, the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) will increase for all age groups. …
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Revenue aims for 100 serious and complex tax crime prosecutions by 2022


3 Jan 2018

With tax avoidance and evasion continuing to be high on the political agenda, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced …
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Points mean penalties in HM Revenue & Customs late filing reforms


3 Jan 2018

A shake-up of penalties for late submissions and payments under the Government’s Making Tax Digital (MTD) programme is to see …
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Don’t PIN your hopes on paying your tax by credit card


3 Jan 2018

If you have in the past paid your tax bill using a credit card, you will need to use a …
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Recently given your staff a gift?


3 Jan 2018

Maybe you have recently given your staff members a bottle of wine or a voucher to help celebrate the New …
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