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Incentives boost for start-up business investors

Angel investors are being urged to take advantage of tax breaks when investing in start-up companies after additional incentives were highlighted by tax officials.

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Draft legislation for Finance Bill 2013 published

The Government has published draft legislation to be included in the 2013 Finance Bill, which will implement certain policies announced in the 2012 Budget and Autumn Statement.

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Autumn Statement lacks bank funding details, say business groups

Business groups have welcomed measures contained in the Autumn Statement to support UK firms but want clearer details and timescales on the creation of a state backed Business Bank.

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Autumn Statement 2012: key announcements summarised

Chancellor George Osborne has delivered his 2012 Autumn Statement to the House of Commons. Here's a quick round-up of the key announcements, with more in-depth analysis to follow.

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Landlords and rag traders fall under HMRC's spotlight

Pub and property landlords are amongst the latest groups to be targeted by HMRC taskforces into tax evasion in the UK.

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Fuel duty and unfair petrol prices hitting economy, say motoring groups

'Unfair' fuel taxes and wholesale petrol prices are hitting drivers and causing lasting damage to the UK economy, business and motoring groups have warned.

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Calls for Gift Aid revamp as charitable donations fall

Charity groups are calling for a modernisation of Gift Aid and Payroll Giving schemes after a report revealed a 20 per cent drop in donations last year.

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SMEs face rising business costs

The majority of small businesses in the UK (95 per cent) have seen a rise in business costs over the past year, according to research from the Forum of Private Business (FPB).

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Record number of Scottish SMEs benefit from reduced rate scheme

Around 89,087 Scottish businesses have benefited from the Small Business Bonus Scheme (SBBS) in the past year, Government data has revealed.

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Proposals to bring empty Scottish properties back to life

Businesses that move into long term unoccupied shops will be able to apply for discounted business rates under proposals put forward to the Scottish Government.

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