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Tax changes should go 'hand-in-hand' with growth plans

The Chancellor must temper measures aimed at reducing the deficit in the public finances with plans to help businesses innovate, grow and employ, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has said.

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Overhaul the savings system, says think-tank

The savings system requires major reforms if people are to be encouraged to save more, a leading think-tank has argued.

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Venture capitalists join opposition to CGT increase

A leading private equity organisation has warned of the harm that any significant rise in capital gains tax may do to the economy.

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CGT change a 'risk' to employees and investment

As many as 200,000 vital business investors could be affected by a significant rise in capital gains tax, the Institute of Directors (IoD) has argued.

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Business alliance warns CGT increase could hinder recovery

A group of leading business owners has urged the government to reconsider plans to introduce a large rise in capital gains tax.

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Queen’s Speech confirms tax plans

The government used the Queen’s Speech to flag up measures aimed at reforming the tax system for both businesses and individuals in order to make it “fairer and simpler”.

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Queen’s Speech promises employment changes

An extension of the right of employees to request flexible working and a faster than planned raising of the state retirement age both formed part of the new coalition government’s first Queen’s Speech.

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