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UK tax gap falls in 2014/15

The UK tax gap between the amount of tax due and that actually collected fell to 6.5% in 2014/15, according to figures by HMRC.

Landlords shifted into higher tax bracket in 2017

More than 440,000 basic rate tax paying landlords could be moved into a higher tax bracket from April 2017.

Secondary annuity market plans cancelled

The government’s plans to introduce a secondary annuities market for pensioners have been cancelled.

Inclusive workplaces linked to productivity

Businesses need to take more action in making their workplaces inclusive to staff, according to the Confederation of Business Industry.

State pension age consultation begins

The government is reviewing the state pension age to ensure it remains affordable and fair to everyone.

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