Business taxation is at the heart of fears for the competitiveness for the UK
economy, according to a survey conducted for the CBI and Deloitte.
The survey of 120 senior businessmen also found concerns about tackling
problems related to regulation and infrastructure,
The survey results were revealed at the
annual conference and looked ahead to investment trends over the next five
CBI director general Richard Lambert is reported as saying that the UK
remains an attractive place to invest but is lagging behind the US, China and
It remains ahead of Russian and mainland Europe but is on a par with Brazil.
Steve Absolom and Will Wright from KPMG Restructuring have been appointed joint administrators to City Motor Holdings and associated companies
Partners from Johnston Carmichael have been appointed as joint administrators to Axon Well Interventions Products UK
Begbies Traynor have been appointed administrators of William Anelay Ltd, York, one of Britain’s longest-established construction and heritage restoration companies
Smith & Williamson has been appointed administrators of charity 4Children