Government Announcements

Only about 20 per cent of taxpayers who have already received or will get letters informing them that they have underpaid their tax through the PAYE system will have the sums written off.

Universities should be allowed to set their own fees for students, Lord Browne’s review of higher education funding has proposed.

The government’s review of the UK’s health and safety laws needs to concentrate on removing administrative barriers to enterprise and business growth, according to the Forum of Private Business.

Spending reviews have been part of the governmental landscape since the late 1990s, but none have garnered quite the anticipation of the one which the Coalition government is to deliver on 20 October.

Businesses are failing to appreciate the likely effects of the cuts in public expenditure to be announced in the forthcoming spending review.

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