Government Announcements

Business organisations have reacted with disappointment to news that the government is proposing to remove the default retirement age.

The government is planning to accelerate moves to raise the state pension age for men to 66 as part of a major overhaul of the pensions system.

A wide-ranging review of smaller business taxation will have implications for the way that contractors are taxed.

Business groups have given a largely positive reaction to the emergency Budget.

Business groups appear to have accepted the emergency Budget rise in VAT to 20 per cent with a certain resigned stoicism.

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