Derek Mackay, Finance Secretary, Scotland

People In Business Derek Mackay, Finance Secretary, Scotland

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Derek Mackay, Finance Secretary, Scotland

From 2011-2014, Mackay was the Minister for Local Government and Planning, and between 2014 and 2016, the Minister for Transport and Islands before mo...

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Sarah Albon, Inspector General and Chief Executive, The Insolvency Service

People In Business Sarah Albon, Inspector General and Chief Executive, The Insolvency Service

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Sarah Albon, Inspector General and Chief Executive...

Albon joined The Insolvency Service in February 2015, as it implemented its five-year strategy to improve service to its customers, lower its costs, a...

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Paul Morton, Tax Director, Office of Tax Simplification

Administration Paul Morton, Tax Director, Office of Tax Simplification

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Paul Morton, Tax Director, Office of Tax Simplific...

Morton became Tax Director of the Office of Tax Simplification, an independent office of HM Treasury, in 2017 Read More...

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Meg Hillier, Chair, Public Accounts Committee

People In Business Meg Hillier, Chair, Public Accounts Committee

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Meg Hillier, Chair, Public Accounts Committee

Meg Hillier has been MP for Hackney South and Shoreditch since 2005 Read More...

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John McDonnell, Shadow Chancellor

People In Business John McDonnell, Shadow Chancellor

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John McDonnell, Shadow Chancellor

John McDonnell has been the Labour MP for Hayes and Harlington since May 1997 Read More...

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5 key takeaways from Theresa May’s Florence speech

Brexit 5 key takeaways from Theresa May’s Florence speech

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5 key takeaways from Theresa May’s Florence speech

As Theresa May hopes to break the deadlock in the current Brexit negotiations, here are the key takeaways from the prime minister's speech in Florence...

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UK at risk of Brexit talent brain-drain

People Practice UK at risk of Brexit talent brain-drain

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UK at risk of Brexit talent brain-drain

Individuals who were younger, better-earning and with higher qualifications demonstrated a greater inclination towards considering leaving the UK, in ...

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Brexit essentials: this week's round-up

Politics Brexit essentials: this week's round-up

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Brexit essentials: this week's round-up

As we hurtle towards officially exiting the EU, Brexit continues to dominate headlines and generate frustration and fascination in equal measure. This...

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Government publishes post-Brexit customs arrangements policy paper

Politics Government publishes post-Brexit customs arrangements policy paper

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Government publishes post-Brexit customs arrangeme...

While EU and domestic responses have been derisive of the government’s perhaps wishful positions, industries have welcomed the arrangements outlined i...

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Italy grants first successful non-dom status application to former UK non-dom

Personal Tax Italy grants first successful non-dom status application to former UK non-dom

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Italy grants first successful non-dom status appli...

The regime aims to attract investment to Italy by offering newly tax resident individuals a yearly substitute tax of €100,000 on foreign-sourced incom...

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Increased government spending partly offset by high tax revenue

Governance Increased government spending partly offset by high tax revenue

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Increased government spending partly offset by hig...

Government spending this tax year to date has surpassed forecasts, and debt continues to rise, but this is partly allayed by increased tax revenues Re...

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Less than a third of UK businesses have made formal Brexit plans

Politics Less than a third of UK businesses have made formal Brexit plans

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Less than a third of UK businesses have made forma...

Research by ICAEW reveals that less than one third of UK businesses have made formal Brexit plans and less than half have had meetings discussing Brex...

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Nicky Morgan elected Chair of the Treasury Committee

Politics Nicky Morgan elected Chair of the Treasury Committee

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Nicky Morgan elected Chair of the Treasury Committ...

Nicky Morgan has been elected Chair of the Treasury Committee, beating staunchly pro-Brexit MP Jacob Rees-Mogg Read More...

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The UK’s post-Brexit trade policy options

Business Regulation The UK’s post-Brexit trade policy options

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The UK’s post-Brexit trade policy options

With the Queen's Speech appearing to indicate an exit from both the single market and customs union as part of the Brexit process, we assess what the ...

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Government called upon to publish Brexit insolvency forecasts

Insolvency Government called upon to publish Brexit insolvency forecasts

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Government called upon to publish Brexit insolvenc...

Moore Stephens has called upon the government to publish its forecasts on what impact Brexit may have on UK insolvencies Read More...

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Brexit divorce talks: What do we know so far?

Politics Brexit divorce talks: What do we know so far?

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Brexit divorce talks: What do we know so far?

What do we know so far about the Brexit divorce bill? How do the positions of both the UK and the EU differ, and what are the legal implications? Read...

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Tax planning: Don’t count on the status quo

Corporate Tax Tax planning: Don’t count on the status quo

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Tax planning: Don’t count on the status quo

Without a clear mandate to proceed, the government’s position could become untenable – potentially leading to a change of government, and tax policy R...

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Which Conservative policies were left out of the Queen’s Speech?

Pensions Which Conservative policies were left out of the Queen’s Speech?

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Which Conservative policies were left out of the Q...

The Queen’s Speech was watered down, with Theresa May having to sacrifice chunks of her manifesto in order to increase the likelihood of the speech pa...

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Government must prioritise economy in Brexit negotiations

Politics Government must prioritise economy in Brexit negotiations

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Government must prioritise economy in Brexit negot...

With Brexit negotiations beginning, businesses and accounting bodies have urged the government to prioritise creating a strong post-Brexit economy Rea...

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Webinar: General Election 2017 – What happens now?

Corporate Tax Webinar: General Election 2017 – What happens now?

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Webinar: General Election 2017 – What happens now?

Join us exactly one year on from the Brexit referendum on 23 June at 10:30am for an Accountancy Age webinar in which we discuss what it all means for ...

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DUP deal: What’s likely to be on the agenda?

Corporate Tax DUP deal: What’s likely to be on the agenda?

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DUP deal: What’s likely to be on the agenda?

With Theresa May seeking the DUP's backing to form a minority government, what are the key issues likely to be on the agenda for the negotiations? Rea...

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General Election 2017: Industry reaction

Making Tax Digital General Election 2017: Industry reaction

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General Election 2017: Industry reaction

A mere few weeks ago, a Conservative majority government seemed like a foregone conclusion. A strong theme has now emerged in reaction to the shock el...

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The Brexit bill: How much will Brexit cost the UK?

Politics The Brexit bill: How much will Brexit cost the UK?

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The Brexit bill: How much will Brexit cost the UK?

With the UK due to formally exit the EU by March 2019, how much will the Brexit 'divorce bill' be? Estimates wildly differ – from a colossal €100bn to...

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The top three issues that the next government must address for accountants

Making Tax Digital The top three issues that the next government must address for accountants

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The top three issues that the next government must...

What policies should the new government place at the top of their agenda for the accounting industry? Making Tax Digital, IR35 and late payments are a...

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Election tax policies: Where do UK mid-sized businesses stand?

Politics Election tax policies: Where do UK mid-sized businesses stand?

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Election tax policies: Where do UK mid-sized busin...

Ahead of the election on 8 June, new research from BDO outlines which policies UK mid-sized businesses believe will support their growth plans in the ...

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UK election sparks surge in Pound ahead of Brexit negotiations

Politics UK election sparks surge in Pound ahead of Brexit negotiations

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UK election sparks surge in Pound ahead of Brexit ...

The announcement of a snap General Election pushed the pound to a five-month high and experts predict Sterling will stay strong with a Tory win. So is...

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Conservative and Labour tax policies likely to disappoint businesses

Politics Conservative and Labour tax policies likely to disappoint businesses

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Conservative and Labour tax policies likely to dis...

With the June 8 election fast approaching, we take a look at the tax policies outlined in the Conservative and Labour manifestos and how businesses ar...

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