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Friday 24 May 2013

EU leaders reach agreement on 'tax transparency'

EU leaders have agreed to support the automatic exchange of information between the tax authorities of member states, in order increase transparency in the tax system.  To find out more, click here to read the full article.

Thursday 23 May 2013

Revenue 'will miss tax credit fraud target by £5bn'

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is set to miss its target for reducing fraud and error in the tax credit system by as much as £5bn, a recent report has warned.  Find out more and read the article here.

Wednesday 22 May 2013

Politicians urged to avoid 'moral debate' on tax

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has urged politicians to avoid the ‘moral debate’ on tax and work together to fix the rules internationally.  Find out more on our website.

Wednesday 15 May 2013

Small businesses urged to use the internet to boost sales

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is calling on small firms to boost their sales levels by engaging customers via the internet.  To find out more, click here to read the full article on our website.

Tuesday 14 May 2013

Call for age cap on start-up loans to be removed

Access to start-up loans should not be subject to age restrictions, according to a Government aide.  To find out more, click here to read the full article on our website.

Friday 10 May 2013

New basic bank accounts 'will be available to all EU residents'

Members of the European Union will be able to open a basic bank account in any member state, under new regulations put forward by the European Commission.  Find out more on our website.

Friday 3 May 2013

British territories sign landmark tax disclosure deals

All British overseas territories with major financial centres have now signed agreements on disclosing tax information, the Government has announced.  Find out more and read the article on our website.

Thursday 2 May 2013

Government relaxes share buy back rules to boost employee ownership

Changes to the current share buy back rules have been unveiled in a bid to boost direct employee ownership and reduce red tape.  Find out more on our website.