In the draft tax legislation to be included in the Finance Bill 2013, published this week, large businesses will benefit from a reduction in corporation tax to 21 per cent, with a corresponding effect on marginal rate companies, while the rate for small companies will remain the same at 20 per cent. These changes will…Details
Following data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) last week, which revealed that UK M&A deal volume and value had dropped by nearly 30 per cent in the third quarter, the outlook continues to be volatile.
Chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn Statement offered a mixed bag to entrepreneurs starting new businesses and the investors and lending schemes that fund them.
Savers who make a contribution to their pensions even as soon as next spring could find that it counts towards their annual savings in the following tax year, meaning that they would be caught out by the cut in the tax-free allowance from £50,000 to £40,000 announced in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement yesterday.
During his budget announcement yesterday (November 5th 2012), the Chancellor, George Osborne, announced that he is to cut the rate of corporation tax by a further one percentage point.
According to statistics released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) today, the value of both inward and outward cross-border mergers and acquisitions activity involving UK companies increased in the third quarter of this year, despite a decrease in the actual number of transactions.
A new £5m scheme called Big Venture Challenge was announced last week with a view to funding and supporting social entrepreneurs, who often find it hard to access investment.
Permanent interest-bearing shares (PIBS) used to be one of the most popular asset classes for retail investors looking to achieve a good income, as they appeared to be safe – until building societies started to topple.
Just days after MPs from all parties have condemned big businesses that ‘dodge’ corporation tax, Google boss Matt Brittin defended his company, saying that it is up to politicians to legislate if they wanted to force change.
According to a recent report, which contains a survey of more than 50,000 entrepreneurs, London is the seventh best city in the world to launch a start-up and has the largest start-up ecosystem in Europe.