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Public Sector Budget Shows £8.5 Billion Surplus

22/02/2011

Data published today by the ONS detail aspects of the public sector’s financial performance, showing large reductions in both borrowing and expenditure.


 

Government Commits to Making UK Tax System More Competitive for Business

22/02/2011

The CBI today welcomed the Government’s commitment to making the UK the most competitive corporate tax system in the G20 by a phased reduction in the corporate tax (CT) rate to 24%.


 

DB Mortgages Fined for Irresponsible Lending

22/02/2011

The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has today announced that it has fined DB Mortgages, part of the Deutsche Bank Group, £840,000 for irresponsible lending practices and unfair treatment of customers in arrears, and secured redress of approximately £1.5 million for DB Mortgages’ customers.


 

Tax Cheats to Face 5 Years' Detailed Scrutiny from Taxman

22/02/2011

Tax cheats will face up to five years’ detailed scrutiny from the taxman, it was announced today.


 

Bank Bonuses 'Not Enough to Stem the Brain Drain'

22/02/2011

Despite the Governments sabre rattling stance on bank bonuses and the long awaited Project Merlin deal, big bonuses are still set to dominate the investment banking arena. However, according to Oliver Gibbons, Director of Twenty Technology, the specialist recruiter, this may not be enough to stem the technology brain drain out of financial services.


 

Get Your Business on Track With Help From New HMRC Tools

21/02/2011

Free tools to help SMEs get their business records ship shape were launched today by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).


 

Tax Developments Advice from Legal Partner

21/02/2011

An update on tax developments from Simon Massey, tax partner, Menzies LLP.


 

Gross Mortgage Lending Declines in January

18/02/2011

Gross mortgage lending declined to an estimated £9.2 billion in January, a 13% fall from £10.6 billion in December but a 5% rise from £ 8.8 billion in January 2010, according to new data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders.


 

£200 Million Technology and Innovation Centres Details Published

17/02/2011

The Science and Technology Select Committee today published their Technology and Innovation Centres Report proposals, detailing the execution of the government’s £200 million network of technology centres.


 

Demand for Leverage to Fund Acquisitions Up 500%

17/02/2011

Demand for leverage to fund acquisitions is on the rise amongst private equity secondary funds, according to Investec Fund Finance which says it has seen a five-fold increase in enquiries from these funds over the past year.