What will the Budget bring for businesses?

With two Budgets in 2015 it does not feel like that long ago since we last had a Budget but the next one is not that far away and will take place on  Wednesday 16 March 2016. Ahead... Read Full Article...

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Autumn Statement date announced

The government has announced that the date of the Autumn Statement will be 25 November 2015. The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has announced that there will be an Office for Budget Responsibility forecast alongside the... Read Full Article...

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Changes for ‘Buy to Let’ Landlords

It was announced in the Budget that the government will restrict the amount of income tax relief landlords can claim on residential property mortgage interest costs to the basic rate of income tax. This means that landlords... Read Full Article...

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The family home and IHT

The government has announced the introduction of a new transferrable nil rate band for the family home. The additional band will apply where a residence is passed on death to direct descendants such as a child or... Read Full Article...

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National Living Wage

The government has announced the introduction of a new National Living Wage (NLW) for working people aged 25 years and above. The NLW will introduce a premium on top of the national minimum wage (NMW). Initially the... Read Full Article...

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Budget announcements

George Osborne delivered his second budget of the year on 8 July 2015. Following the general election in May this was the first full Conservative budget since 1996.  The budget focussed on reducing the budget deficit and... Read Full Article...

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Budget 2015

George Osborne presented the final Budget of this Parliament on Wednesday 18 March 2015. In his speech the Chancellor reported ‘on a Britain that is growing, creating jobs and paying its way’. Towards the end of 2014... Read Full Article...

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