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Nothing says “Happy Valentine’s” like a £250 tax rebate

Posted on 14 Feb, 2020

Never mind the chocolate and the roses, couples could be feeling the love today by claiming a £250 tax break from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

IR35: Government announces key changes to off-payroll working rules

Posted on 13 Feb, 2020

The Government has announced key changes to the operation of the off-payroll working rules, known as IR35, which are set to come into force after 6 April 2020.

HMRC resumes “naming and shaming” campaign against employers who flout minimum wage rules

Posted on 11 Feb, 2020

Businesses who fail to pay workers the legal minimum wage will continue to be “named and shamed”, it has been announced.

Government to launch up to 10 new freeports

Posted on 10 Feb, 2020

The launch of up to 10 new freeports will create “thousands of jobs” and “turbocharge” post-Brexit growth, the Government has said.

UK creative industries grow “five times faster” than general economy

Posted on 7 Feb, 2020

UK creative industries have grown five times faster than the economy as a whole, new figures have revealed.

Around half of charity mergers driven by “opportunity” rather than “need”, report reveals

Posted on 6 Feb, 2020

Around one in two charities acquired by other not-for-profit organisations did not report a budget deficit, a major report has revealed.

Record number of taxpayers meet Self Assessment deadline, but millions yet to file

Posted on 4 Feb, 2020

A record number of taxpayers filed a Self Assessment return by the 31 January deadline, it has been revealed.

UK expats to continue receiving annual pension adjustments

Posted on 3 Feb, 2020

UK state pensioners living in the European Economic Zone by 31 December 2020 will continue to have their pensions increased in line with pensioners living in the UK, it has been confirmed.

UK to usher in “new era” of British trade

Posted on 31 Jan, 2020

The UK will usher in a “new era” of British trade by launching a multi-million-pound campaign promoting UK goods and services around the world, it has been revealed.

SMEs: New online service created for apprenticeships

Posted on 30 Jan, 2020

Small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can register for the new digital apprenticeship service, which will allow them to take advantage of training opportunities.