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27 Oct 2021

Chancellor delivers Budget to lay foundation for a strong economy

Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered a Budget to ensure the UK economy bounces back following the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

27 Oct 2021

2021 Autumn Budget - the economic picture

Within his Budget speech, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the government's intention to create high-wage, high-skilled jobs of the future.

27 Oct 2021

2021 Autumn Budget - the political reaction

Addressing the House of Commons, Chancellor Rishi Sunak used the 2021 Autumn Budget to announce new fiscal rules to ensure public finances 'remain on a sustainable path' during the ongoing recovery from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

27 Oct 2021

2021 Autumn Budget - the business reaction

Business groups have reacted to Chancellor Rishi Sunak's 2021 Autumn Budget speech.

27 Oct 2021

2021 Autumn Budget - what to expect

Chancellor Rishi Sunak will deliver the 2021 Autumn Budget speech today at 12:30pm. We will keep you up to date on the key Budget announcements and supply a full summary, which will appear on our website tomorrow morning.

26 Oct 2021

CBI urges government not to introduce business tax rises

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has warned the government against introducing new business tax rises in this week's Autumn Budget.

25 Oct 2021

'Bank of mum and dad' financing half of first-time purchases, research finds

Research carried out by property group Savills has found that half of first-time buyer home purchases are financed by the so-called 'bank of mum and dad'.

22 Oct 2021

Manufacturing activity remains firm, but supply pressures mount, says CBI

UK manufacturing output volumes in the quarter to October grew at a similarly firm pace to September, according to the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).

21 Oct 2021

FSB study shows small firms losing £25 billion per year to tax admin

A study carried out by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has showed that small firms are losing £25 billion per year as compliance costs and time lost to dealing with tax admin soar.

20 Oct 2021

Heat pump grants worth £5,000 to help replace gas boilers

Homeowners in England and Wales will be offered subsidies of £5,000 from next April to help them to replace old gas boilers with low carbon heat pumps.

19 Oct 2021

Pensions experts say a minimum of £10,900 a year needed to retire

A single person will need post-tax annual income of £10,900 for a minimum standard of living in retirement, according to the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA).

18 Oct 2021

Applications now open for freeports

Businesses that are planning to operate in the UK's new freeports can now apply to HMRC.

15 Oct 2021

Over 40 trade associations back statement on business rate reform

A joint statement issued by 41 of the UK's trade associations has called on the government to reform business rates in order to help unlock green investment.

14 Oct 2021

Deadline for 2020/21 self assessment tax returns approaching

HMRC has reminded self assessment taxpayers that the deadlines for filing 2020/21 tax returns are now approaching.

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