As we come to the end of conference season in the UK; where our leaders and those vying to be future leaders make their case, I thought it appropriate to reflect on some of the recent events and where we need to go from here.
What the sender thinks they have transmitted, and what the recipient actually receives, may be wildly different. Independent research into how taxpayers react to letters from HMRC makes for interesting reading.
The government has yet again shown its support for the UK space industry at the start of World Space Week, announcing a £50m cash injection for the Science Programme at the Defence Science and Technology laboratory (Dstl) to support ongoing innovation projects.
Think about the last person you made a manager. Perhaps you promoted them because they did well on a project. Or they showed high potential in their specialist area. But what about their ability to lead? Good managers are key lever for business success, but the reality is that few people are taught how to become good managers.
Figures released last week reveal greater-than-expected revenue from the new Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) surcharge. What could this mean for the residential property market?
Recent data provides a further reminder that the UK’s shrinking tax base threatens the reliability and sustainability of the future tax system. What should be done about this?
As tax relief changes are phased in, from next year private landlords could find themselves paying more in tax than the net rental income they receive. This significant financial blow for private landlords could have a devastating impact on the wider property market.
The OECD has published their latest report on tax policy reform, which looks to identify trends in changes to tax policy across the globe.
Ryanair have hit the headlines this week amid plans to cancel 40-50 flights every day for the next six weeks, resulting in a compensation bill of up to £18million. The cause? A ‘mess up’ with planning holidays for pilots.