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Inflation rate rises to 2.9%

20 Sep 17

UK inflation rose to its joint highest rate in more than 5 years.

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SMEs ‘unprepared for GDPR legislation’

19 Sep 17

Only 9% of business owners fully understand new data protection regulations.

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Stamp duty rise drives up landlord costs

18 Sep 17

Average buy-to-let stamp duty bill stands at £8,477.

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Businesses in £2.9bn R&D support boost

15 Sep 17

R&D tax credits claimed since 2000/01 soars to £16.5bn.

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More over-50s making early inheritance gifts

14 Sep 17

'Living inheritances' help keep younger relatives afloat.

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