R&D tax credit consultation launched
The government has launched a consultation on the new above the line (ATL) research and development (R&D) tax credit for larger companies, to help shape the way it should work when it is introduced in April 2013.
Auto-enrolment threshold to be aligned with tax
The government has announced that automatic pension enrolment rates are to be aligned with tax and national insurance thresholds, to streamline administration for businesses.
Be prepared for Diamond Jubilee, employers told
Employers are being urged to plan ahead for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee holiday in June.
Self-employed plumber jailed for tax evasion
A man has been jailed for 12 months for evading £91,000 of income tax and national insurance during ten years of trading as a self-employed plumber
Stamp price rises to soar
Royal Mail has announced steep rises in the prices of stamps from 30 April 2012.