Budget

Budget2012: Corporation tax cut won't benefit banks

The government will increase the bank levy so that Britain's banks will not benefit from a cut in corporation tax

21 Mar 2012

Budget2012: Government to consult on cash calculations for smallest businesses

Proposals from OBR suggest taxing companies with turnover of up to £77,000 on the cash that passes through the business

21 Mar 2012

Budget2012: Tax system should be simple and fair, Chancellor says

21 Mar 2012

Budget2012: New tax breaks for video games

21 Mar 2012

Budget2012: Tax breaks for North Sea gas

Chancellor announces 'huge boost' for North Sea exploration

21 Mar 2012

Budget2012: Osborne wants to double export

Chancellor wants to double UK export to £1tn within next ten years

21 Mar 2012

Budget2012: Royal Mail pension fund to pay for debt

Transfer of Royal Mail pension fund will be used to pay off debt

21 Mar 2012

Budget2012: UK to create 1m more jobs next five years

UK economy will create an additional 1m jobs over the next five years, Chancellor George Osborne says

21 Mar 2012

Budget2012: OBR revises up UK growth forecast

Growth for 2011 is expected to be 0.8%, with 2% growth in 2012, 2.7% in 2013 and 3% for both 2015 and 2016

21 Mar 2012

Budget2012: UK will avoid technical recession

OBR predicts that the UK will avoid a technical recession

21 Mar 2012

Budget2012: "Reward work", says Osborne

Chancellor begins his speech

21 Mar 2012

Editorial: Boost HMRC to make the Budget exciting

The taxman should the the focus of the Budget, not the 50p rate

21 Mar 2012

Chancellor to cut 50p tax rate

Top rate tax cut and rise in personal allowance to be among key announcements in Budget

21 Mar 2012

Budget Predictions 2: The Chancellor Strikes Back

As if our first round of Budget predictions wasn't enough, another slew of opinions have been formed about the content of tomorrow's statement

20 Mar 2012

Budget Day Live 2012

Our free-to-view 90-minute live programme covering the key issues on Budget day begins at 1500

20 Mar 2012

Budget 2012: Scrapping 50p rate could cost Treasury billions

Plans to scrap 50p rate could backfire, tax experts warns, as a poll shows that two thirds of voters want the chancellor to keep the top rate of tax in Wednesday's Budget

20 Mar 2012

ICAS: Cut national insurance contributions for young people

ICAS urges George Osborne to cut NICs for 16 to 25-year olds in Wednesday's Budget to make it cheaper for employers to hire young people

19 Mar 2012

Osborne's tax avoidance crackdown will target big business

Big business faces permanent tax crackdown on abusive avoidance schemes under plans to be unveiled in Wednesday's Budget.

19 Mar 2012

Ten Budget day predictions

With the Budget only two weeks away the tax-and-spending rumour mill is in full flow. Accountancy Age rounds up accountancy firms' predictions.

09 Mar 2012

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Leader: Baker Tilly's naming nerves

Baker Tilly's impending name change opens up a range of possiblities, writes Calum Fuller

The Practitioner: R&D tax credit boon awaits clients

The Practitioner is gobsmacked at the opportunities for tax savings that R&D credits will bring for clients

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

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Auto-enrolment: Know the workforce - assessing workers

Who 'works' for a business? A simple question, but one that requires careful consideration as far as meeting auto-enrolment requirements are concerned, writes Stephen Rowntree

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

Taking Stock: Rickard very Keen on its psuedonym

Rickard Keen's move to limited status sees some unusual detail at Companies House...

Colin: EY-ers cheer on partner profits

Colin wonders how EY partners reacted to their profit figures

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Why budgeting fails: One management system is not enough

If budgeting is to have any value at all, it needs a radical overhaul. In today's dynamic marketplace, budgeting can no longer serve as a company's only management system; it must integrate with and support dedicated strategy management systems, process improvement systems, and the like. In this paper, Professor Peter Horvath and Dr Ralf Sauter present what's wrong with the current approach to budgeting and how to fix it.

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