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The Autumn Budget 2017 - 22 November 2017

When Chancellor Philip Hammond stepped up to the despatch box, he would have been acutely aware of the pressure he was under. Some 24 hours before the Chancellor was due to open his famous red box, the Office for National

Leading Bradford accountancy firm welcomes three new additions to the team - 13 November 2017

Forward-thinking Bradford accountancy firm Watson Buckle has welcomed three new additions to its rapidly-expanding team in recent weeks.

HMRC to implement changes to how it is paid - 8 November 2017

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is to change the way that taxpayers and their agents can make payments. From 15 December 2017 and 13 January 2018, the pay at the post office service will be withdrawn and HMRC will no

Over-50s cutting back on essentials to leave inheritance - 8 November 2017

According to new data from Populus, nearly half of people aged over 50 are willing to forgo luxuries in later life to leave a larger inheritance for their children. The study, commissioned by Saga Money, also found that 80 per

Britain’s small business economy is expected to grow nearly a fifth by 2025 - 8 November 2017

The UK’s small business economy is expected to grow by nearly a fifth in total by 2025, but some areas are predicted to grow much quicker than others. The predictions result from a survey by Hampshire Bank Trust and the

The future of company vehicles - 8 November 2017

The UK Government has pledged that by 2040 all new cars sold will need to be either electric or some form of plug-in hybrid. However, before this deadline was even announced many within the motor industry believed that by 2025

Deadline to comply with new trusts rules extended by two months - 8 November 2017

The deadline to register trusts and estates under new rules has been extended by two months, following complaints that the original deadline was too ambitious, potentially leaving many unable to comply. Under the new rules, trusts and estates that have