In a leaked letter to Chancellor Gordon Brown, environment secretary David
Miliband supported a focus on taxing motorists and the aviation industry,
sparking a political thunderstorm.
With the Stern report also highlighting the environmental challenges, both
parties talked of green tax hikes. Businesses already pay a climate change levy,
which has been criticised as a blunt instrument in the fight against global
Green tax revenues have fallen to 7.7% of total revenue in 2005, down from
9.3% in 2000.
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Speaking in the House of Commons minutes after triggering Article 50, prime minister Theresa May said that it was a 'historic moment from which there can be no turning back'
Legislation on the NICs changes to be brought forward in the autumn following publication of 'the full effects of the changes to Class 2 and Class 4' in the summer
The SME community voices concern about the chancellor's measures in the Spring Budget
Following chancellor Philip Hammond’s Spring Budget speech, we explore the key takeaways for businesses and individuals