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Proposed tax rates for 2018/19

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In a change to the long established budget timetable the Chancellor delivered the first Autumn Budget for 20 years. However the Government reserves the right to make changes to fiscal policy at the Spring Statement if the economic circumstances require it. These changes could include amendments to tax rates and allowances for 2018/19 that have…

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Perks Of Summer

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Summer’s here at last…    More than three quarters (84%) of employee respondents believe that receiving summer perks makes them more productive, according to research by workplace consultants, Peldon Rose.   The company’s survey of 600 UK-based office employees discovered that 34% of respondents aren’t offered any form of seasonal benefits. The research also found that: 40%…

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Interest Rate Rise

Interest Rate Rise

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Getting our hopes up for an interest rate rise? Last month saw the first suggestions that interest rates could increase soon. Source: The Federal Reserve In June, the US central bank, the Federal Reserve, increased short term interest rates for the second time this year and the fourth time since December 2015. The 0.25% increase…

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Inflation Rises

Inflation Rises

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Mr Carney prepares to write a letter as inflation rises  The latest inflation numbers show prices rising at their fastest rate for nearly four years. The May inflation data came as a surprise to many pundits. The expectation had been for inflation, as measured by the Consumer Prices Index (CPI), to remain at April’s level…

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