15 May 2014
Not one to get excited by new gadgets, late-adopter Ian Allsop still encourages a strategic approach to technology, especially if it fits under the bed.
The picture for global economic prospects is improving. In the UK, official statistics suggest the economy grew 0.4 per cent in the final quarter of 2009, rather than the initial estimate of 0.1 per cent. Business surveys suggest that growth in the first quarter of 2010 was likely to have been at a similar pace to last quarter of 2009, despite January’s bad weather.
Tax avoidance may be legal, but it is still obnoxious. And the rest of us pay additional tax as a result. If I were asked whether the accountants and legal experts who set up these schemes are 'fit and proper persons', I know what my answer would be.
Former broadcaster Martyn Lewis looks set to become the next chairman of NCVO after the umbrella body’s board of trustees chose him as their “preferred candidate” today.
Schroders has predicted that VAT will rise to 19 per cent next January regardless of who wins the election; a scenario that Charity Tax Group says would cost the charity sector tens of millions of pounds.
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