Not one piece of red tape has been cut by the government in the last year
despite introducing a law 12 months ago to reduce regulatory burden on business.
Prime minister Gordon Brown hailed the bill, which received Royal Assent last
November, as a radical step for changing the way businesses were regulated.
However it has taken until this week for the first legislative order to be
produced for MPs to vote on, reported the
The paper found that five of 12 ministers sitting on its regulatory reform
committee had failed to attend any of its meetings.
The Department for Business,
Enterprise and Regulatory Reform said there were around 20 orders
moving through the system: ‘After a bit of a shaky start, we’re motoring on
"The whole idea of HMRC officials supplying confidential information about individuals to the media on a non-attributable basis is, or should be, a matter of serious concern," say Supreme Court judges
UK-based non-doms have paid ten times more tax than the average taxpayer, raising concerns over the Brexit impact on non-dom contributions and therefore, the economy
A senior MP has questioned the impact of HMRC’s decision to undertake yet another radical overhaul of its internal structure
The Apple Tax situation; Accountants replaced by robots; and The Accountancy Age Top 50+50; all discussed by head of editorial Kevin Reed