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Autumn Statement 2013 - Business rates freeze among key measures in mini-budget

Date: 06/12/13

A number of measures were introduced by George Osborne in order to help small and medium-sized business and encourage exports, as he set out a platform to secure the economy for the long term. A highlight announcement was an extension of the small... Read More

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Children In Need 2013

Date: 26/11/13

We are pleased to announce that following another week of baking and tombola activities, we have managed to raise an amazing £400 towards Children In Need. Once again thank you to everyone who not only baked and brought in tombola prizes but also... Read More

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Countdown begins to national insurance cut

Date: 14/11/13

Employers should be aware that planned changes to national insurance contributions (NICs) that will cut the costs of every business and charity employer by hundreds of pounds have moved a step closer. The National Insurance Contributions Bill was... Read More

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HMRC success highlights the need to keep tax affairs in order

Date: 14/11/13

Individuals who come under the self-assessment system are urged to ensure that their tax affairs are in order after new figures showed that HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) clawed back an extra £609 million in 2012/13 as a result of investigations... Read More

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House prices push up inheritance tax bills

Date: 21/10/13

The importance of inheritance tax (IHT) planning is all the more relevant following new figures showing that rising house prices contributed to families paying £3. 1 billion in IHT over the last 12 months. IHT is currently payable on estates worth... Read More

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