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2017 March Budget - What Could Happen

In measures announced in the 2016 Autumn statement this is the last Spring Budget and the first of two this year - there being a later Autumn Budget.

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One of the less noted policies in the Conservative general election manifesto related to higher rate tax relief on pension contributions.

Auto-enrolment welcomed by employers, survey suggests

A recent survey of employers indicates that many would be keen to see a rise in auto- enrolment contribution levels.


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Businesses set out priorities for new Government

Small firms are looking for stability and certainty during the course of the new Parliament, a survey by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) suggests.


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Planning for a prosperous year ahead

With the new tax year business owners are looking to the future and making preparations for the coming months and beyond. With new rates and allowances, we outline some of the actions you can take to help ensure your financial plans come to fruition

MPs to tackle supply chain bullying

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has assembled a cross-party group of MPs to help tackle the problem of poor payment practices facing a significant number of small firms in the UK.

Study suggests cost of business rising ahead of inflation

The Forum for Private Business (FPB) has released research showing that small business costs rose 3.1% last, despite falling inflation rates.

New stamp duty rates announced for Scotland

Scotland’s Finance Secretary John Swinney has confirmed that the planned new rates of stamp duty on residential property in Scotland will be amended, following a recent review of the system.

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