The Scottish Government has confirmed that all income tax rates will be frozen next year which means the higher rate threshold will not rise in line with changes in the rest of the UK…
Calls for new commission
The Scottish National Party today calls for an immediate rethink on pensions to resolve ..
CEO hails completion of deal
Aegon said the completion today of its acquisition of Cofunds from Legal & General marks a new era for the life company…
Cost of living rises 1 .2%
Rising import prices have driven inflation to 1.2% from 0.9% in October, compared to expectations of 1.1%…
Chancellor avoided seismic shifts, but there were some important tweaks says Stuart Walker ..
Richard Britten says the Autumn Statement may be good news for employees, but the same cannot necessarily be said for employers…
Graeme Cran says the Chancellor kept his changes to a minimum..
New proposals for the taxation of benefits in kind and salary sacrifice schemes are likely to impact on millions of employees, it has been claimed. From April 2017 tax billsRead More
Scotland’s home building industry called for the Scottish government to use the £800 million extra funding it will receive through to 2020-21 to boost the housing sector. Mr Hammond outlined aRead More
Consumer and retailing
Retail sector leader David Lonsdale said the warnings on inflation and risks to consumer confidence will alarm retailers. “The Autumn Statement may have come late this year, but it willRead More