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Inflation Rises

Inflation Rises

Posted under Tax Briefs, Ward Goodman News.

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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After The Elections

After The election

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And after the election… There is unfinished business for the new government to deal with.  Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. However, when it comes to general elections, there is plenty of history to suggest that tax increases are more likely in the first Budget to occur after the polls have…

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The Future of Income Tax

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The electoral politics of income tax The 2017 election manifestos offered little good news on the future of income tax. Judging by the manifestos of the three main political parties, the days of appealing to voters by cutting income tax (and its alter ego, national insurance) are over: The Conservatives repeated their 2015 manifesto promise…

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taking on an apprentice

Could you take on an apprentice?

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With the cost of going to university soaring, apprenticeships are booming as the government makes them an attractive alternative to higher education and the debt a degree incurs. Is your company able to offer an apprenticeship scheme? Apprenticeship is a mix of learning on the job and formal tuition, allowing apprentices to gain a qualification…

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