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AS2013: What the papers say

'Tinkering' is the by-word for the Autumn Statement, a perusal of the papers has found

06 Dec 2013

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AS2013: Lack of detail means the fun's in the Finance Bill

The chancellor, in an otherwise dull Autumn Statement, has left a few grenades hidden in the Green Book

05 Dec 2013

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KPMG administrators arrange pre-pack of BGM Group

Workplace consultancy sold to Europa in pre-pack administration, saving 29 jobs

24 Apr 2013

AS2012: Corporation tax drop a pleasant surprise

Alvarez & Marsal's Kevin Hindley takes a look back at the business side of the Autumn Statement

06 Dec 2012

AS2012: What the papers say

Accountancy Age takes a look at the papers' reactions to yesterday's Autumn Statement

06 Dec 2012

AS2012: Government closes down five avoidance schemes in Autumn Statement

Five tax avoidance schemes are immediately blocked by the government

05 Dec 2012

AS2012: "We're cutting your taxes...but we expect you to pay"

CIoT tax policy director John Whiting gives his opinion as George Osborne strikes a deal with the taxpayer in the Autumn Statement

05 Dec 2012

AS2012: Early Christmas present for business as CT cut

UK businesses were handed a welcome early Christmas present after the chancellor announced an unexpected 1% cut to corporation tax in the Autumn Statement

05 Dec 2012

AS2012: Coalition growth plans are “slowest recovery in 100 years” – Balls

George Osborne's fiscal policy "completely derailed", says the shadow chancellor

05 Dec 2012

AS2012: Business benefits, but pensions cut sends wrong message

Chas Roy-Chowdhury runs through the early highlights of George Osborne's Autumn Statement

05 Dec 2012

AS2012: Corporation tax cut by a further 1%

Corporation tax is to be cut by a further 1%, George Osborne told parliament during his Autumn Statement

05 Dec 2012

AS2012: No net rises in taxes

Chancellor George Osborne claims there are not net tax rises in the Autumn Statement

05 Dec 2012

Osborne should focus on more than avoidance in Statement

With sweeping tax changes unlikely in tomorrow's Autumn Statement, the chancellor must target his efforts wisely, says Calum Fuller

05 Dec 2012

Osborne should leave pensions alone, say readers

Readers vote strongly against proposals to drop the pension threshold from £50,000

04 Dec 2012

Osborne to launch £10bn tax-dodge crackdown

The chancellor is set announce the government's latest attack on tax evasion and avoidance

03 Dec 2012

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

Osborne may cut pension tax relief threshold

The maximum tax-free pension contribution could drop from £50,000 to £40,000

20 Nov 2012

AS2011: 'Gifts' worth millions for UK under new relief scheme

£75m in gifts could be handed over to the UK to offset against tax bill

29 Nov 2011

AS2011: £100k start-up investment to receive 50% tax relief

Autumn Statement sees start-up income ad capital investments receive a tax boost

29 Nov 2011

Osborne set to increase bank levy

Chancellor expected to announce increase to 0.078% from 0.075%

29 Nov 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

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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