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14 Jun 2024

Next government 'should extend company car benefit in kind taxation tables'

The next government should prioritise extending the company car benefit-in-kind (BIK) taxation tables, the Association of Fleet Professionals recently stated.

13 Jun 2024

'Stark economic challenge' facing whoever wins election

Think tanks and business groups have warned that whoever wins the General Election faces a 'stark economic challenge' as a result of faltering growth.

12 Jun 2024

Next government needs to prioritise falling employment, says think tank

Think tank the Resolution Foundation has warned that the next government will need to tackle the problem of falling employment, not falling inflation.

11 Jun 2024

Tax changes since 2010 have 'adversely affected families with children'

Research carried out by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has suggested that families with children were hit the hardest by tax and benefit changes since 2010.

10 Jun 2024

Savers 'dangerously underestimating' minimum cost of retirement

Research carried out by pension provider Pension Bee has suggested that UK savers are 'dangerously underestimating' the minimum amount needed to retire.

07 Jun 2024

Next government will need to build trust between HMRC and self-employed

The next government must take a direct hand in rebuilding trust between HMRC and the self-employed, according to the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE).

06 Jun 2024

Action needed to help firms 'navigate digital future'

Clear action is needed to help UK businesses 'navigate their digital futures', the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has warned.

05 Jun 2024

Revitalise 'Brand Britain', says CBI

Revitalising 'Brand Britain' in its first 100 days in office should be a priority for the party that wins the General Election, says the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).

04 Jun 2024

Business leader optimism in UK economy rises to highest level in three years

Confidence in UK economic prospects amongst business leaders has risen to its highest level in three years, according to research published by the Institute of Directors (IoD).

03 Jun 2024

Last 15 years 'worst for income growth in generations', says IFS

In a new report, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has found that the past 15 years have 'been the worst for income growth in generations'.

31 May 2024

BCC outlines five-point plan for 'immediate action' by new government

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has set out a five-point plan for 'immediate action' by the new government.

30 May 2024

Bank of England 'has scope to cut interest rates three times', says IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has stated that the Bank of England has scope to cut interest rates up to three times in 2024.

29 May 2024

Government urges workers to check tax codes following 'costly mistake'

The government has urged millions of UK workers to check their tax codes following a 'costly mistake' which could result in lower salaries.

28 May 2024

Generative AI 'could widen corporate inequalities', business group warns

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has warned that generative AI could 'widen corporate inequalities'.

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