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public borrowing

Public borrowing ‘could double in 2020 as result of no-deal Brexit’, OBR cautions

The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has warned that public borrowing could double next year if the government fails to secure a Brexit deal. According to the OBR, public borrowing could reach £60 billion if the UK leaves the EU without a deal. If the UK does secure an...

The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has warned that public borrowing could double next year if the government fails to secure a Brexit deal....

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fraud losses

Fraud ‘costing UK businesses £130 billion each year’, report suggests

A report published by the Centre for Counter Fraud Studies at the University of Portsmouth has suggested that fraud losses costs UK businesses £130 billion each year. According to the data, losses incurred as a result of fraud have risen by 56.5% since 2009. Reducing fraud losses by 40%...

A report published by the Centre for Counter Fraud Studies at the University of Portsmouth has suggested that fraud losses costs UK businesses £130...

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wage growth

Wage growth ‘accelerates to highest rate since financial crisis’

Data published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has revealed that UK wage growth increased to 3.6% in the year to May 2019 – representing the highest rate since the financial crisis in 2008. According to the ONS, wages have been rising faster than inflation since March 2018....

Data published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has revealed that UK wage growth increased to 3.6% in the year to May 2019...

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MTD for VAT

HMRC urges firms to register for MTD for VAT before August

HMRC is urging businesses to register for Making Tax Digital for VAT (MTD for VAT) before the 7 August VAT filing date. HMRC stated that ‘many of the 1.2 million businesses affected by MTD for VAT will be required to submit their first quarterly return using compliant software by...

HMRC is urging businesses to register for Making Tax Digital for VAT (MTD for VAT) before the 7 August VAT filing date. HMRC stated...

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retirement

Research suggests women ‘save just a third of amount men do’ for retirement

Research carried out by the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) has suggested that, by the time they come to retirement, women have saved just a third of the amount that men have for later life. According to the research, women in their 60s have £51,100 saved in their pension pots,...

Research carried out by the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) has suggested that, by the time they come to retirement, women have saved just a...

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public borrowing

Government publishes Finance Bill 2019-20 draft legislation

The government has published draft legislation for Finance Bill 2019-20. One of the primary objectives included in the draft legislation is to ‘update tax policies for the digital age’. The legislation outlines that, from April 2020, large digital firms will be required to pay a new Digital Services Tax...

The government has published draft legislation for Finance Bill 2019-20. One of the primary objectives included in the draft legislation is to ‘update tax...

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