Business groups give mixed response to Budget

Nov 08, 2021

Business groups gave a mixed response to Chancellor Rishi Sunak's 2021 Autumn Budget speech.

Responding to the speech, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) said that the Chancellor had…

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Chancellor delivers Budget to lay foundation for a strong economy

Nov 08, 2021

On 27 October, Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered a Budget to ensure the UK economy bounces back following the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

The Chancellor announced that total departmental…

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Autumn Budget

Oct 28, 2021

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented his third Budget on 27 October 2021. In his speech he set out the plans to “build back better” with ambitions to level up and reduce regional inequality.

Main…

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What to expect from the Budget on 27th October

Oct 25, 2021

With the Budget fast approaching and as the UK recovers from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has some tough decisions to take as national debt is 100% of GDP. Tax rises are…

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Armstrongs completes exciting business merger

Oct 20, 2021

Bishop Simmons, a long-standing practice based in the north of Warwickshire, has come together with Armstrongs.

The practice will now be known as Armstrongs Bishop Simmons. 

Jim Simmons…

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COVID-19 sick pay rebate scheme closed in September

Oct 14, 2021

The government's scheme that enables small businesses to recoup statutory sick pay costs caused by COVID-19 closed at the end of September.

Legislation ending the Coronavirus Statutory Sick…

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Making Tax Digital for Income Tax Self Assessment delayed for a year

Oct 12, 2021

The government has delayed the introduction of Making Tax Digital (MTD) for Income Tax Self Assessment (MTD for ITSA) for a year, HMRC recently announced.

The government says it has made the…

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British Business Bank provided £80.5 billion of COVID-19 support

Oct 06, 2021

COVID-19 emergency finance schemes offered £80.5 billion of finance to almost 1.7 million businesses through the British Business Bank (BBB) during the last financial year.

This support, which…

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£800 million Reinsurance Scheme opens for live events

Oct 06, 2021

The government has opened a £800 million Reinsurance Scheme to cover live events against cancellations stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The live events sector is worth more than £70 billion…

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