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Thursday 31 January 2013

HMRC to 'scrap costly 0845 phone lines'

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is planning to axe its premium rate 0845 phone numbers later this year, it has been revealed.  To find out more, click here to read the article.

Tuesday 29 January 2013

Government consults on Payroll Giving reform

The Government has launched a consultation on proposals to reform Payroll Giving, in a bid to improve the scheme and increase the number of charitable donations.  To find out more, read the article here.

Friday 25 January 2013

Small business group calls for action on energy contracts

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is urging the Government to take action against the practice employed by energy companies of rolling over contracts and locking smaller businesses into un-negotiated terms for a further 12 months.  Find out more on our website.

Thursday 24 January 2013

Business leaders react to decision on EU referendum

Business leaders have given their reactions to Prime Minister David Cameron’s promise of an EU referendum, with many endorsing the move.  Find out more on our website.

Wednesday 16 January 2013

Inflation 'creates risks' for UK economic recovery

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has warned that rises in inflation over the coming months could jeopardise the UK’s economic recovery.  Find out more on our website.

Wednesday 9 January 2013

Business responds to Government's mid-term review

Business groups have given their responses to the Government’s mid-term review, which reports on the progress made by the Government in implementing the Coalition agreement.  Find out more and click here to read the article.

Tuesday 8 January 2013

Child benefit changes come into effect

Changes to the child benefit system have now come into effect, meaning that more than a million families will lose some of all of their benefit, while many thousands of taxpayers will be required to file a self assessment tax return for the first time.  Click here to find out more.

Monday 7 January 2013

Business group calls for 'new global trading role' for UK

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has called on the UK to carve out a ‘new global trading role’ for 2013.  Find out more on our website.

Friday 4 January 2013

Government's Start-Up Loans scheme is extended

A Government scheme aimed at encouraging young people to start a new business is to be extended, Downing Street has revealed.  To find out more click here to read the article on our website.

Thursday 3 January 2013

Happy New Year!

We would like to wish all of our clients a contacts a very happy and prosperous 2013.  With the arrival of the New Year, why not make a resolution to review your business and personal financial planning strategies?  Click here to find out how we can help.