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Millennials set for ‘inheritance boom’… but not until the 2030s - 6 February 2018

A new report from think-tank, the Resolution Foundation, predicts that so-called ‘millennials’, those aged between 17 and 35, will receive the biggest inheritance of any post-war generation from their baby boomer parents and grandparents. The think-tank estimates that the average

Remain-supporting former minister strikes optimistic note on post-Brexit economy - 6 February 2018

Former Conservative Treasury Minister, Lord Jim O’Neil has told the BBC that gloomy predictions for the post-Brexit UK economy are likely to be ‘dwarfed’ by global growth figures surpassing expectations. He said: “I certainly wouldn’t have thought the UK economy

Taxpayers urged to look out for ‘Government Gateway’ email scam - 25 January 2018

A new type of HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) email scam has been circulating ahead of next week’s self-assessment tax return deadline.

How can SMEs improve workplace productivity? - 16 January 2018

Several pieces of research published in recent days suggest that Britain’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are increasingly struggling with maintaining workplace productivity – but how can this be improved?

Has HMRC changed its penalty policy? - 15 January 2018

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is facing calls to clarify its penalty policy ahead of the upcoming self-assessment tax return deadline of 31 January.

Currency concerning SMEs in 2018, suggests poll - 3 January 2018

Currency volatility will be the biggest talking point of 2018 as firms settle into the new year, a survey has found.

Revenue aims for 100 serious and complex tax crime prosecutions by 2022 - 2 January 2018

With tax avoidance and evasion continuing to be high on the political agenda, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced its intention to achieve 100 serious and complex tax crime prosecutions by the end of the current Parliament in 2022.