HMRC urges nearly 430,000 young people to claim Child Trust Fund cash

Sep 21, 2023

HMRC has urged almost 430,000 young people with an unclaimed Child Trust Fund (CTF) to claim their cash.

CTFs are tax-free savings accounts that were created for every child born between 1 September…

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Government launches Business Climate Hub

Sep 08, 2023

The government has launched the UK Business Climate Hub to offer firms advice and support on reducing their energy bills and cutting their carbon emissions.

The Hub includes a free carbon calculator…

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UK set for five years of lost economic growth, warns think tank

Sep 07, 2023

The UK is set for five years of lost economic growth, according to research from think tank the National Institute for Economic and Social Research (NIESR).

The NIESR said the series of shocks…

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Advisory fuel rates for company cars

Sep 07, 2023

New company car advisory fuel rates have been published and took effect from 1 September 2023.

The guidance states: 'you can use the previous rates for up to one month from the date the…

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Another million savers to be hit with tax on interest

Sep 05, 2023

The frozen Savings Allowance combined with rising interest rates will push over one million taxpayers into paying tax on their savings this tax year, according to research by investment platform AJ…

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HMRC should increase rewards for whistleblowers, says law firm

Sep 01, 2023

HMRC should increase the rewards it pays out to whistleblowers in line with the US system, according to law firm RPC.

The tax authority paid out over £509,000 to individuals providing evidence…

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Latest guidance for employers

Aug 31, 2023

HMRC has published the latest issue of the Employer Bulletin. The August issue has information on various topics, including:

  • tax relief on employee contributions to registered pension…

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Over a third of households across England will pay higher energy bills this winter

Aug 30, 2023

More than a third of English households will see higher energy bills this winter than they did last winter, according to research published by the Resolution Foundation.

Almost half of those…

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Inflation falls

Aug 23, 2023

The UK's annual inflation rate fell to 6.8% in July, down from 7.9% in June, according to the latest data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS).

It is the smallest increase in the cost…

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