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Labour pledges corporation tax rise alongside reliefs

Labour in attempt to gain business's support ahead of election with tax reliefs

30 Jun 2014

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Grant Thornton: Saatchi's SME tax plan needs to be paid for

Grant Thornton's Jonathan Riley claims Lord Saatchi suggestions to cut key taxes for SMEs will need offsetting, as its own report slams UK tax system

23 Jun 2014

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Tech and creative industries key to London's growth

CBI/KPMG survey finds technology and creative industries will drive London's growth in the next five years

19 Jun 2014

CBI calls for carbon tax freeze

Tax freezes in the upcoming Budget will aid UK companies' competitiveness, claims the CBI

03 Mar 2014

FTSE 100 corporation tax contribution down £2bn

Overall tax contribution from large companies rises despite fall in profits, survey by influential group of FDs finds

30 Jan 2014

“Don’t chop and change tax rules”, warns CBI

The CBI warns further major tax changes could damage certainty and stability

18 Jul 2013

Naming tax avoidance scheme promoters risky, warn tax heads

Naming and shaming tax avoidance promoters may simply advertise their services, institute tax heads warn lords

15 May 2013

Decisive action needed on tax disclosure

A shift towards greater tax transparency is inevitable for both practice and business, but under what guise?

09 May 2013

CBI urges business to steer clear of tax abuse

The CBI releases a list of tax principles for British business to operate within

09 May 2013

Ex-KPMG chairman Sir Mike Rake to take CBI presidency

Rake is due to take on the role of CBI president this year when Roger Carr steps down

20 Mar 2013

CBI calls on chancellor to leave pensions be in Autumn Statement

CBI director-general John Cridland says a drop in maximum tax-free pension contributions would be an income tax

29 Nov 2012

CBI: GAAR gives too much power to taxman

The proposed general anti-abuse rule could undermine the competitiveness of the UK's tax system, says the CBI

17 Sep 2012

CBI calls for review of green taxes

Businesses disillusioned with environmental tax landscape, CBI report finds

15 Jun 2012

There's no such thing as a right answer

How to give the right answer, lessons from the coalface

23 Apr 2012

CBI fight-back on business tax brings GAAR warning

CBI defends British businsses as paying their way

20 Apr 2012

CBI to clamp down on tax avoidance

The CBI has thrown its support behind replacing the current tangle of UK tax regulations with a General Anti-Abuse Rule (GAAR)

27 Feb 2012

CBI calls for ‘targeted changes’ to UK tax system

CBI urges George Osborne to boost growth and jobs with a £540m package of tax changes

22 Feb 2012

CBI calls for tax incentives to improve youth employment

Business lobby the CBI has proposed new measures to help get unemployed young Britons into work

31 Oct 2011

CBI chief declares tax system 'punitive'

Sir Roger Carr says higher rates of tax are deterring entrepreneurs

02 Sep 2011

Firms see work volume fall

CBI figures paint gloomy picture of professional services' workflow

30 Aug 2011

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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

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

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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

Colin: No-go for new Tesco logo

Colin attempts a unilateral rebrand for Tesco

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

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

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