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UK electronics sector boasts two thirds of growth in UK industry

According to a new report by Make UK and Santander manufacturing, the UK electronics sector experienced fast rapid growth in 2018. Read More

Trading after Brexit: What is an EORI number and why do I need one?

The Government has written to more than 145,000 VAT-registered businesses across the UK, explaining the potential changes to customs, excise and VAT in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal. Read More

New Government service has helped 200,000 start-up businesses

Since the Streamlined Company Registration Service was launched last year, more than 200,000 start-ups have used the service. Read More

Capital gains tax payment rules warning to residential property owners

The Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) has issued a warning to residential property owners, about the need to carefully consider the timing of any sale or gift of their property in future. Read More

HMRC’s fraud investigation team collects £5.47 billion in extra tax

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) collected £5.47 billion in extra tax in 2018 through fraud investigations – approximately seven per cent more than the amount collected the previous year (£300 million). Read More

High Court gives FRC permission to use new auditing powers for first time

The auditing regulator’s new powers have been tested for the first time after the High Court cleared the way for the production of back-dated financial documents for the purposes of an investigation. Read More

More than half of UK landlords are optimistic about outlook for buy to let market

A new survey has found that over half of landlords in the UK feel optimistic about the buy to let sector despite a raft of regulatory and tax changes introduced in recent years. Read More

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