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Private individuals

23 November 2016

The Chancellor has reconfirmed the government’s commitment to increasing the personal allowance to £12,500 and basic rate band to £50,000 by the end of the parliament.

National living wage rises

23 November 2016

The Chancellor has confirmed that the National Living Wage will increase from £7.20 to £7.50 from April 2017.

Sectors

23 November 2016

Please see our sector commentary here.

Consultation on pension liberation scams

23 November 2016

The Chancellor’s announcement of the consultation to ban cold callers preying on those who are considering cashing in their pension pots is very welcome and long overdue, but how quickly will the essential changes be implemented and will these go far enough? Our own research shows the dramatic increase in fraudulent activity since the introduction of pension freedoms last year and urgent action is required to prevent this getting worse.

Income tax savings for families

23 November 2016

Increases to both the personal allowance and higher rate threshold have been reconfirmed that will generate tax savings for many families.

New research and development funding promised

23 November 2016

As a key strand of its industrial strategy, the government pledged to increase R&D investment by £2bn each year for the remainder of the parliament.

Non-dom tax changes

23 November 2016

Full steam ahead for changes to taxation of UK resident non-doms but the devil will be in the detail yet to be published.

VAT Flat Rate Scheme

23 November 2016

A change to the scheme, with the stated intention of counteringtax-avoidance motive, may significantly reduce its benefit to many completely innocent users.

Changes to National Insurance (NI)

23 November 2016

The government has removed National Insurance (NIC) from the Limitations Act with effect from April 2018.

Off payroll engagement changes for the public sector

23 November 2016

From April 2017 new legislation will be introduced for public sector organisations which contract with individuals who work through their own limited companies.

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