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    The Brexit deal for regulation

    03 September 2018 - 

    On 12th July 2018, the UK Government released a White Paper setting out its most detailed negotiating position to date, including regulation.

  • Report Tax & regulation

    Catching the peloton

    06 August 2018 - 

    The business investment race and how the tax system can help the UK to catch-up

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    Has picking a date for the Budget ever been this tricky?

    24 July 2018 - 

    At this time of the year, momentum starts to build towards a busy Autumn period and now thanks to the revamped policy cycle a Budget.

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    Tax incentives in the Global South

    10 May 2018 - 

    A business and civil society briefing

  • Podcast Tax & regulation

    Podcast: London business survey April 2018

    26 April 2018 - 

    In the sixth edition of the CBI/CBRE London business survey, Eddie Curzon talks with guests Jennette Arnold (Chair of the London Assembly), Andy Steele (CEO of Osborne Construction) and Kevin McCauley, (Senior Research Director at CBRE).

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    Business tax contribution - 2017/18

    24 April 2018 - 

    Businesses in the UK paid £186 billion in taxes in 2017/18, accounting for 27% of all tax revenue in the UK. See how the business tax contribution is broken down.

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    Tax reliefs: if done right an important tool for delivering the UK's economic ambitions

    21 March 2018 - 

    It is often assumed that ‘tax relief’ relates to giveaways for big business. But, let’s be clear about the facts. According to HMRC’s own statistics only 3% of tax expenditures (reliefs designed to promote particular activities rather than structural elements of the tax system) result from reliefs from corporation tax. The remaining 97% are mainly made up of reliefs from personal taxes (e.g. income tax relief for pension contributions, 0% VAT on things like food and children’s clothing).

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    A spring in his step?

    16 March 2018 - 

    This year's Spring Statement was downplayed significantly, managing expectations both with the public and business that this was not a fiscal event – and on that the Chancellor delivered.

  • Podcast Tax & regulation

    Podcast: A spring in his step?

    15 March 2018 - 

    Listen to CBI Principal Economist Megan Baddeley and Senior Economic Policy Adviser Fiona Geskes discuss the Spring Statement, and give an update on the state of the public finances, as well as the business reaction to the Chancellor’s speech.

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