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New skills co-ordination body must 'keep small firms' needs in mind'
Government urged to remove tax burdens for charities
IHT receipts reached £2.1 billion between April and June, data shows
More than 500,000 individuals caught in 60% tax trap
King's Speech unveils raft of bills designed to 'unlock economic growth'
Inflation holds steady at 2%
Business group calls for King's Speech to drive investment
HMRC launches VAT Registration Estimator
UK's economic recovery putting down roots
British Business Bank launches Growth Guarantee Scheme
Business confidence returning to pre-pandemic levels
Self assessment payment on account due on 31 July
Rachel Reeves named as the UK's first female Chancellor
Business ready to work in partnership with Labour government
Business push payment fraud hits £83 million
Household disposable incomes 'have grown at slow pace since 2010'
Next government warned 'you can't be pro-growth without being pro-green'
50% of savers unaware they are charged fees on their pension pots
UK economy 'grew by more than previously estimated' at start of 2024
New government 'should change law on hot workplaces'
Average earnings 'just £16 a week higher than they were 14 years ago'
Business group warns tax rises will be 'difficult to avoid' over next five years
Tax gap at record high
Rate decision disappointing for small businesses
UK's investment performance 'worse than every other G7 country'
Inflation at lowest level in almost three years, data shows
HMRC 'has not fined a single 'enabler' of offshore tax evasion', data reveals
HMRC collected £1.39 billion in unpaid inheritance tax in last five years, data shows
Next government 'should extend company car benefit in kind taxation tables'
'Stark economic challenge' facing whoever wins election
Next government needs to prioritise falling employment, says think tank
Tax changes since 2010 have 'adversely affected families with children'
Savers 'dangerously underestimating' minimum cost of retirement
Next government will need to build trust between HMRC and self-employed
Action needed to help firms 'navigate digital future'
Revitalise 'Brand Britain', says CBI
Business leader optimism in UK economy rises to highest level in three years
Last 15 years 'worst for income growth in generations', says IFS
BCC outlines five-point plan for 'immediate action' by new government
Bank of England 'has scope to cut interest rates three times', says IMF
Government urges workers to check tax codes following 'costly mistake'
Generative AI 'could widen corporate inequalities', business group warns
Next government will need to partner with business
Tax receipts totalled £75.4 billion in April, data shows
Inflation falls to lowest level in three years
Post-Brexit border checks set to cost UK more than £4.7 billion
£235 billion 'cash mountain' sitting in bank accounts with low interest rates
New research reveals 'significant shift in businesses' infrastructure priorities'
Taxpayers spend total of 800 years waiting to speak to HMRC
UK lagging behind in global green growth race
HMRC to receive extra £51 million in phone funding
Retirees report £119,000 shortfall in pension savings
UK economy exits recession as interest rates held
300,000 file tax returns in the first week of the tax year
HMRC error means self-employed workers could lose out on state pension
New customs rules cause confusion and uncertainty
UK economy will see slowest growth in G7 next year
Business leaders' economic confidence rose in April, data shows
Business group 'concerned' over impact of new customs charges on small firms
HMRC launches online voluntary national insurance payment service
Business group calls on Ofgem to 'take action' on standing charges
HMRC clarifies tax rules for WFH commuting
UK borrowing £7.6 billion lower than last year, data shows
Inheritance tax receipts hit a record high of £7.5 billion
Small firms confused over upcoming import rules
HMRC launches MTD for Income Tax pilot
Umbrella company regulation in 'precarious position', warns IPSE
Business price pressures persist, warns BCC
UK inflation falls to lowest level since September 2021
Small firms 'treading water' on investment, BCC warns
Government must 'ensure growth among small firms is nurtured', says FSB
Only five MTD for ITSA software products ready for testing
More than seven million adults still struggling to pay bills, finds FCA
IR35 reforms taking their toll on skilled contractors
PAC challenges HMRC on governance and accountability of MTD
Accessing finance getting more difficult for SMEs
Government urged to reform Landfill Tax
Government urged to implement reforms to R&D tax system
1.6 million pensioners expected to fall into income tax net, according to research
Research suggests SMEs are 'bracing' themselves for tough months ahead
AI could replace up to 8 million UK jobs, warns report
NMW is the 'single most successful economic policy in a generation', says think tank
HMRC's services having a negative impact on SME productivity
Small businesses still hampered by late payments, warns FSB
Interest rate decision prolongs uncertainty for firms, warns BCC
HMRC halts helpline closures
HMRC closes self assessment helpline for six months a year
Number of company insolvencies rises by 17%
New HMRC R&D tax relief guidance 'could be clearer', says ICAEW
HMRC urges working families to save on childcare costs
New measures aim to 'break the spell' of fraudsters
UK economy returns to growth
Budget introduces increase in Landfill Tax rates
UK workers 'face 20 years of pay stagnation', Foundation warns
Think tank warns Budget tax cuts will not compensate for price rises
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Chancellor introduces new ISA in Spring Budget
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Reports suggest air travel tax could rise in Spring Budget
Chancellor 'considering scrapping non-dom tax rules' in Spring Budget
HMRC's tough approach to IR35 has 'chilling effect' on economic activity, warns IPSE
Chancellor 'considering national insurance cut' in Spring Budget
March is top month for Marriage Allowance claims
Minister warns 'Tourist Tax' unlikely to be reversed in Spring Budget
500 firms named and shamed for underpaying staff
HMRC publishes guidance on MTD for ITSA for sole traders and landlords
Less than 3% of individuals paid CGT over decade to 2020, research shows
Number of tax fraud cases opened by HMRC fallen by more than half
Business group urges Chancellor to outline 'sustainable growth plan'
AAT outlines top asks in Budget representation
HMRC warns self assessment taxpayers as scam referrals rise
UK fell into recession at the end of 2023
Inflation unchanged but remains top concern for business
British families facing a 'triple savings challenge', Foundation warns
NAO publishes findings on HMRC's monitoring of effectiveness of tax reliefs
'More ambitious approach' needed towards preserving access to cash
Pensions income needed to retire rises
CBI calls for Chancellor to use Budget to 'build momentum' in the economy
Small businesses 'finding it harder to access finance'
Record 11.5 million taxpayers file tax returns by 31 January deadline
Interest rates stay at 5.25%
Employment Allowance should be increased at Spring Budget
IMF warns UK government against further tax cuts
Clarity on new border checks is vital, says BCC
Only a third of UK adults confident with self assessment
Think tank warns tax cuts may have to be scrapped due to 'economic bind'
Fall in government borrowing 'increases possibility of tax cuts' in Budget
Almost four million still to file self assessment returns
Small business confidence 'lost ground' in final quarter of 2023
Chancellor suggests taxes may be cut in Spring Budget
Almost 45,000 set up HMRC payment plans
Raise VAT threshold to £100,000, says FSB
UK inflation rises to 4% in December
IMF warns AI will affect jobs and worsen inequality
BCC warns there are 'uncertain times ahead' for global trade
Value of tax penalties surged by 25% between 2022 and 2023, data shows
Cost of student loan system 'has increased by more than £10 billion', IFS finds
HMRC sends warning to cryptoasset users
Over 50s bucking decline in freelance numbers
National Insurance contributions cut from 6 January
Business confidence up but investment remains flat
HMRC targets side hustles as online platforms share information
Countdown for 5.7 million to file their 2022/23 self assessment tax returns
Spring Budget 2024 date confirmed for 6 March
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Don't forget to file your self assessment tax return
Trade body issues warning over festive scams
Companies House warns late filers
Higher earners in Scotland to pay increased rate of income tax
UK inflation rate falls to 3.9%
More than half of SME owners say they intend to work on Christmas Day
Businesses say hybrid working is here to stay
Bank of England holds interest rates at 5.25%
UK economy shrank in October
98% of Covid fraud tip-offs not being investigated, ministers admit
Government urged to 'firm up foundations for growth'
Business group welcomes energy regulator's proposals to protect firms
Cash usage rises as result of cost-of-living crisis
HMRC updates IR35 compliance guidance
Research finds UK is 'hub for innovation'
BCC warns red tape, rising costs and regulation 'holding back exports'
Directors' confidence 'stuck in a rut', IoD finds
Private sector activity falls in November
Businesses still struggling to understand net zero target
Autumn Statement spending plans represent 'very big fiscal risk', OBR warns
Utility bills 'main drivers of rising costs' for many small firms, FSB finds
Report finds HMRC has 'lost sight of putting taxpayers first' in relation to MTD
Autumn Statement cuts 'won't stop tax revenues rising to highest ever levels'
Autumn Statement national insurance changes 'ease burden on strivers'
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Cutting inheritance tax 'not as simple as its proponents suggest', warns IFS
Chancellor unveils Back to Work plan
Nearly 100,000 taxpayers use HMRC's app to pay self assessment tax bills
Small firms facing 'sky rocketing business rates bills', warns FSB
Inflation falls to two-year low of 4.6%
Government agrees 'historic' commitment to crack down on crypto tax evasion
UK economy stagnates in third quarter of 2023
UK requires 'more certain tax system', says CIMA
UK growth 'in the doldrums', warns think tank
Business groups respond to policies announced in 2023 King's Speech
Real Living Wage increases by 10%
Business group calls for AI training for new skills to be made tax deductible
Interest rates held at 5.25%
'Digital revolution' priorities for SMEs outlined by BCC
Insolvencies on track for worst year since 2009
Private sector growth prospects freeze over this winter
SMEs involved in banking disputes have 'nowhere to turn', FSB warns
Government report warns AI could increase risk of cyber-attacks
HMRC responds to Treasury Committee's call for review into tax reliefs
Chancellor must use Autumn Statement to 'cement commitment to small firms'
Government 'considering extending mortgage guarantee scheme'
Self assessment deadline nears for paper filers
Chancellor in a 'fiscal bind' ahead of Autumn Statement, says IFS
Scams warning issued to 12 million self assessment taxpayers
Rate of inflation remained steady in September, data shows
Online platforms should sign up to Prompt Payment Code, says FSB
Hybrid and remote working here to stay, says IoD
FRC outlines reporting expectations amidst cost-of-living crisis
UK economy grew in August, official data shows
IMF rejects criticisms of its latest UK growth forecast
UK set for biggest tax rise in at least 50 years
Many firms still facing recruitment problems, BCC finds
HMRC tax error sees thousands overcharged on student loans
Chancellor urged to 'unleash green markets to deliver prosperity'
FSB responds to government's proposals to tackle late payments
Chancellor confirms rise in National Living Wage from April 2024
UK economy 'grew faster since start of Covid pandemic than originally thought'
BCC unveils proposals aimed at creating a more efficient business investment system
Less than 1% of small firms receiving net zero help
Chancellor planning ISA 'overhaul', reports suggest
Firms 'will look to Autumn Statement for measures to help with rising operating costs'
IoD outlines 'top five policy recommendations' to help drive economic growth
Interest rates held at 5.25%
HMRC urges nearly 430,000 young people to claim Child Trust Fund cash
UK inflation rate falls to 6.7%
Autumn Statement to be a 'watershed moment' for small business support
IoD reacts to changes to Corporate Governance Code
Number of cash transactions rises for first time in a decade
Government slow to recover over £1 billion Covid grant fraud
UK economy shrank in July, official data shows
Run-up to General Election to be marred by 'continued stagnation' of living standards
SMEs 'struggling to access finance', says ACCA
Business group calls for 'urgent' new legislation to safeguard workers against AI
'Fragile' UK economy 'stuck in first gear', BCC warns
Government confirms 2023 Autumn Statement date
Individuals warned scammers are impersonating finance watchdog
BCC calls for government to 'unlock power of British business'
FSB makes Christmas wish list for UK tourism, hospitality and retail
Cyber security centre warns businesses about cyber chatbot risks
Business needs an 'integrated transport plan' from government
Half a million pound pay rise given to FTSE 100 CEOs, research shows
Over a third of households across England will pay higher energy bills this winter
Deadline for extending Child Benefit claims for teenagers is 31 August
HMRC should increase rewards for whistleblowers, says law firm
More than 550,000 SMEs 'struggling to pay tax bills'
Three 'key changes' need to be made to reach net zero, says BCC
Government launches Business Climate Hub
Another million savers to be hit with tax on interest
Inflation falls to 6.8% in July
UK wages grow at record rate
UK importers feeling geopolitical pressures
UK economy grows by 0.2% in second quarter of 2023
UK set for five years of lost economic growth, warns think tank
HMRC revises late payment interest rates
Support for small businesses 'must not be left to fall through cracks', warns FSB
HMRC collects record CGT receipts totalling £16.7 billion
Bank of England raises UK interest rates to 5.25%
Recruitment key to fixing inflation, says BCC
Tax down on pints but up on wines and spirits in Alcohol Duty overhaul
MPs call for UK tax system to be overhauled