Government Announcements

Spotlight - Government Announcements

New laws to boost SME access to invoice finance

Proposed laws to give small firms a ‘level playing field’.

Treasury scraps plans to abolish class 2 NICs

Planned abolition would ‘introduce complexity’ to the tax system.

Government backs industry-led pensions dashboard

Self-employed groups feel ‘let down’ by change in plans.

One month until offshore tax deadline

Penalty in place for failing to declare income on foreign assets.

HMRC approves 18 MTD software suppliers

Intuit, Sage and Xero all gain the Revenue’s approval.

Small businesses get £8m tech boost

New fund encourages SMEs to take up leading technologies.

Funeral costs come under scrutiny

Average funeral costs nearly £3,800.

Tenant fees ban set to cost landlords £82.9m

Bill to ban letting fees and limit deposits.

MTD for individuals delayed

Digital services for VAT-registered businesses remain unchanged.

Rising overseas exports boost businesses

'Growing demand' for UK goods and services.

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