09 May 2016
To coincide with start of the UK Government’s anti-corruption summit in London this week, Oxfam has coordinated a letter from 300 leading economists warning world leaders that there is no economic justification for allowing tax havens. So could the result be a tax haven-free utopia, or is it more a case of ‘be careful what you wish for’?
12 April 2016
This week, the Prime Minister announced that the Government is bringing forward plans to introduce a criminal offence for corporations that fail to stop their staff facilitating tax evasion. So will this be an effective measure or is it a knee-jerk reaction that’s destined to fail?
09 March 2016
With the referendum on the UK’s EU membership now set for 23 June, the Chancellor is coming under increasing pressure not to rock the boat with more tax hikes on Budget Day.
26 January 2016
The Court of Appeal has confirmed that although university tuition fees for higher education are exempt from VAT, fees payable to commercial providers of higher education are subject to VAT. Bad news for ‘unaffiliated’ suppliers of ‘paid for’ services to the higher education sector…
12 January 2016
It’s little wonder that UK businesses trading internationally feel confused, and no, we’re not referring to the potential consequences of an in/out EU referendum, but the more immediate issue of the soon to be implemented European Union Customs Code (UCC).