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12 Aug 2019

Campaigners urge government to introduce 'calorie tax'

Campaigners have urged the government to introduce a so-called 'calorie tax' on processed foods.

09 Aug 2019

UK digital businesses 'struggle with complexity of tax compliance'

Research carried out by HMRC has revealed that UK digital businesses 'struggle with the complexity of tax requirements'.

08 Aug 2019

Government seeking to end NHS pensions row

The government is set to change pensions rules as it aims to end a row with NHS doctors.

07 Aug 2019

Cyber-attacks on small businesses cost £4.5 billion, according to research

The annual cost of cyber-attacks on UK small businesses is £4.5 billion, according to research conducted by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).

06 Aug 2019

ICAEW calls for Prime Minister to tackle 'late payments crisis'

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has urged Prime Minister Boris Johnson to combat the UK's 'late payments crisis'.

05 Aug 2019

Insolvency figures reach new high

The number of company insolvencies in England and Wales has risen to its highest level in five years, according to the latest data from the Insolvency Service.

02 Aug 2019

CIOT, IFS and IfG urge Chancellor to 'take a new approach to making tax policy'

The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT), the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and the Institute for Government (IfG) have urged Chancellor Sajid Javid to 'take a new approach to making tax policy'.

01 Aug 2019

Pensions regulator launches consultation on investment governance

Pension scheme trustees and advisers are being given the chance to have their say on new rules for investment governance.

31 Jul 2019

New OTS project aims to explore simplifying tax reporting for the self-employed

The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) has launched a new project, which aims to explore how tax reporting and payment arrangements for self-employed people can be simplified.

30 Jul 2019

Report suggests neither UK nor EU ready for no-deal Brexit

A new report published by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has suggested that neither the UK nor the EU are prepared to handle a no-deal Brexit scenario.

29 Jul 2019

FMB urges government to delay 'disruptive' VAT changes

The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has urged the government to delay 'disruptive' VAT changes in order to 'avoid construction chaos'.

26 Jul 2019

TPR warns changing name of a business 'doesn't change pensions duties'

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has warned businesses that they cannot dodge their workplace pension responsibilities by changing their company name.

25 Jul 2019

Government set to implement 'plastic packaging tax' in 2022

The government is set to introduce its so-called 'plastic packaging tax' in 2022.

24 Jul 2019

Government aiming to simplify VAT on capital goods scheme

The UK government has launched a consultation that aims to simplify VAT on capital assets in order to 'reduce the administrative burden of the capital goods scheme' (CGS).

23 Jul 2019

UK economy 'may have already entered recession'

There is a one-in-four chance that the UK economy has already 'stalled and entered recession', according to research carried out by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR).

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