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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Study highlights importance of start-up businesses seeking advice at an early stage

Warren Baker
Oct 31,2016
Warren Baker

A new study has revealed that almost one third of UK entrepreneurs found the cost of starting up their business to be ‘higher than expected’.

CBI urges Chancellor to take steps to stimulate investment

Adam Cramer
Oct 27,2016
Adam Cramer

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has said it is essential that ministers lay out plans for a “pro-enterprise agenda” in the months ahead. The organisation this week published a submission setting out what it believes should be the Government’s top priorities in the forthcoming Autumn Statement. The CBI has made clear that the Chancellor

Research reveals impact of SDLT changes on prime regional property

Warren Baker
Oct 27,2016
Warren Baker

According to new research, the introduction of increased rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) for properties worth more than £1million has had a significant impact on the prime regional housing market since the reforms first took effect.

Report concludes that more must be done to raise awareness of tax reliefs

Lee Davy-Martin
Oct 25,2016
Lee Davy-Martin

A new report has set out a series of recommendations for overhauling the tax system, which the authors believe would deliver massive improvements for the UK’s entrepreneurs. In its study, The Prelude Group outlines a number of suggestions which it believes could boost job creation, business growth and investment nationwide. The organisation concludes that HM

Current tax system branded “punishingly complex”

Adam Cramer
Oct 20,2016
Adam Cramer

Senior business figures have urged ministers to simplify the UK’s corporate tax regime.

Wales criticised for retaining SDLT surcharge under new land tax system

Warren Baker
Oct 20,2016
Warren Baker

Property bodies have criticised the Welsh Government for failing to take advantage of an opportunity to scrap the UK’s three per cent Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) surcharge on additional properties, under its transition to an independent land tax system.

Consumers and investors show increased interest in EIS

Lee Davy-Martin
Oct 18,2016
Warren Baker

A new study has revealed there is burgeoning interest in the UK’s Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS).

Majority of small business owners don’t think the UK tax system favours them

Warren Baker
Oct 13,2016
Warren Baker

A major new study has found that over half of small business owners in the UK have concerns about the way that firms of their size are taxed.

PM asked to spell out her plans for VAT

Adam Cramer
Oct 13,2016
Adam Cramer

The Government has been asked to clarify the future of the UK’s VAT regime in the wake of the EU referendum.

Buy-to-let has ‘bounced back’ from SDLT surcharge, says study

Warren Baker
Oct 12,2016
Warren Baker

Investor enquiries are on the rise and Britain’s buy-to-let property market has recovered from a three per cent Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) surcharge imposed upon purchases of second homes in April.


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