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Single-tier or No-tier pensions?

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The Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) is writing to over 100,000 people with bad news about their state pension. The new single-tier state pension was launched in April of this year, but the way in which it was introduced has drawn much criticism. The heavy emphasis given in DWP publicity to the flat amount…

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Dorset Charities Conference 2016

Back to school for Charity Organisers

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Is your charity ready for the biggest shake up in insurance for 100 years? That is the question Martin Howard, Head of the Charity Division at Alan & Thomas Insurance Group answered for over 90 charity representatives that attended this year’s Annual Dorset Charities Conference.  Now in its fifth year, the one day conference, organised…

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HMRC crackdown on serious tax evasion

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The number of cases of serious tax evasion that HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has been investigating increased by 8% last year. According to law firm Pinsent Masons, 2,972 cases were flagged up by local HMRC offices and passed on to its evasion referral team in 2015/16 – up from 2,749 the previous year.  Tax…

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The tax implications of Brexit

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24 June was a momentous day for the United Kingdom, as 52% of voters elected to leave the European Union (EU). The political fallout of the referendum result was immense for both major parties with the Prime Minister’s resigning from office. Whoever ends up leading the Conservative Party and taking the reins at Number 10,…

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