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Government make dramatic U-turn to increases to NICs for self-employed

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 12:50:18 GMT

Philip Hammond makes dramatic U-turn on proposed changes to increase NICs for the self-employed

MFW Tax card 2017/18

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 11:34:31 GMT

For all the latest information on tax allowances and rates download our tax card 2017/18.

Budget Report

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 11:03:39 GMT

All you need to know about the Spring 2017 Budget.

Spring Budget highlights 2017

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 19:42:59 GMT

Read our highlights on the Chancellor's Spring Budget speech.

Business Matters newsletter spring 2017 edition

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 11:48:38 GMT

Welcome to our spring 2017 Business Matters newsletter.

Wednesday 8 March is Budget Day

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:35:04 GMT

Chancellor Philip Hammond will deliver his Budget speech to the House of Commons on Wednesday 8th March.

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Trump seeks tax windfall for business

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:52:58 GMT

Analysts say the plan will add trillions to the deficit but the US government says growth will fund it.

Sports Direct staff supplier Transline faces administration

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:57:01 GMT

Transline was criticised by a Commons committee for giving testimony that "lacked credibility".

Airbus chief in Eurofighter fraud probe

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:47:50 GMT

The dispute stems from Austria's 2 billion-euro (£1.7bn) Eurofighter warplane purchase more than a decade ago.

Deutsche: Brexit risk to up to 4,000 UK jobs

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:19:18 GMT

The warning is the latest from a financial firm since the UK voted to leave the European Union.

Swinton Insurance to cut 900 jobs

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:00:01 GMT

The insurance broker blamed business switching to the internet.

Ebook sales drop as readers favour non-fiction books

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:02:50 GMT

Total book sales including physical and digital books rose 6% to £3.5bn, propped up by non-fiction.

TV drama and the weak pound set the scene for holidaymakers

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:01:32 GMT

UK small screen drama could be almost as attractive as the weaker pound when it comes to attracting tourists, a study suggests.

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Trump's plan to slash business taxes seen as 'guidepost' by congressional Republicans

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:31:49 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump unveiled a one-page plan on Wednesday proposing deep U.S. tax cuts, many for businesses, that would make the federal deficit balloon if enacted, drawing a cautious welcome from fiscal conservatives and financial markets.

Trump tells Canada, Mexico, he won't terminate NAFTA treaty: White House

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:08:12 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told the leaders of Canada and Mexico on Wednesday that he will not terminate the NAFTA treaty but will renegotiate it with them, a White House statement said.

Judge says Exxon owes $19.95 million for Texas refinery pollution

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:23:24 -0400

HOUSTON (Reuters) - A federal judge ruled on Wednesday that ExxonMobil Corp should pay a $19.95 million penalty for pollution from its Baytown, Texas, refinery between 2005 and 2013, according to the decision accompanying the ruling.

U.S. Congress may seek one-week funding extension to avert shutdown

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:05:06 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress inched toward a deal to fund the government through September but was preparing to possibly extend a midnight Friday deadline in order to wrap up negotiations and avoid an imminent government shutdown.

Asian shares retreat from highs after Trump tax plan

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:25:00 -0400

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares ticked down from a near two-year high on Thursday after a long-awaited U.S. tax plan failed to inspire investors, though sentiment remains supported by global growth prospects and receding worries about political risks in Europe.