Employees

Fall in pay freeze settlements

Fewer firms are imposing pay freezes, a new study has revealed.

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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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Job vacancies show slight improvement

Job vacancies across the UK have registered a modest rise, according to a new report.

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CGT rise may 'hit' business investment

Government plans to increase the rate of capital gains tax on non-business assets could, nevertheless, have a negative impact on businesses, it has been argued.

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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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HMRC announces new advisory fuel rates

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has published a new list of advisory fuel rates for company car journeys.

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Pay rises remain under pressure

Firms are beginning to hire again as they recover from the recession, but above-inflation pay rises are still a rarity, a new survey has revealed.

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