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Parliament will not hike NICs for self-employed, says Chancellor - 15 March 2017

The Chancellor has today announced that the Government will not go ahead with planned hikes in National Insurance Contributions (NICs) for self-employed workers. Last week Philip Hammond revealed that Class 4 NICs would increase from nine per cent to 10

Tesco to pay back staff following significant payroll error - 14 March 2017

One of Britain’s biggest businesses was left red-faced after it announced last week that it would be reimbursing 140,000 present and previous employees, following a mistake involving its payroll. The error could mean that Tesco pays a total of £10million

Row rages on over tax changes for the self-employed - 13 March 2017

Thousands of UK families who depend on a single self-employed wage could lose as much as a sixth of their income, new research suggests. The analysis by the House of Commons Library looked at the combined effect of the National

MP hits back following tax return row - 10 March 2017

The Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, this week found himself at the centre of a spat over his tax affairs.

Increasing number of UK SMEs eyeing up international trade - 9 March 2017

A new study suggests that an increasing number of UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are eyeing up international trade, and hoping to expand into both EU and non-EU markets. The research, carried out by Albion Ventures, found that SMEs’

Watch out! HMRC scammers are now phoning you in your own home - 8 March 2017

Taxpayers are being targeted over the telephone by fraudsters pretending to be representatives of HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), it has emerged.

IR35 status tool fails to quash contractors’ tax fears, says IPSE - 7 March 2017

A new online tool launched by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) to help contractors determine their tax status ahead of radical IR35 reforms has failed to quash the tax fears of those working in the public sector, according to the