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Businesses 'frustrated by lack of progress in Brexit talks'

23 Oct 2018

A survey carried out by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has suggested that 'patience is now threadbare' amongst UK businesses in regard to the government's progress in its Brexit negotiations with the EU.

FSB urges Chancellor to use Budget to 'reduce cost burdens for small businesses'

22 Oct 2018

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has urged Chancellor Philip Hammond to use the upcoming Budget to 'reduce cost burdens for small businesses'.

Brexit uncertainty 'affecting international trade'

19 Oct 2018

A survey carried out by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and DHL Express UK has revealed that almost half of businesses have Brexit uncertainty in mind when deciding whether to trade internationally.

HMRC launches second MTD for VAT pilot

18 Oct 2018

HMRC has launched a second pilot scheme for Making Tax Digital for VAT (MTD for VAT).

Bank of England outlines plans for new £50 note

17 Oct 2018

The Bank of England (BoE) has confirmed that it intends to issue a new £50 note.

ABI urges Chancellor to avoid increasing IPT in Budget

16 Oct 2018

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

Government publishes further 'no deal' Brexit documents

15 Oct 2018

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

Business group proposes overhaul of tax regime for financial services sector

12 Oct 2018

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'.

OTS launches consultation on impact of taxation on UK firms

11 Oct 2018

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.

CBI publishes wishlist for 2018 Autumn Budget

10 Oct 2018

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.

BCC suggests UK economic growth is 'flatlining'

09 Oct 2018

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'.

Government announces stamp duty surcharge for overseas buyers of UK property

08 Oct 2018

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

Welsh government publishes Draft Budget for 2019-20

05 Oct 2018

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

Prime Minister announces fuel duty freeze

04 Oct 2018

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

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