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Artificial Intelligence will affect jobs and worsen inequality, says IMF

Artificial intelligence (AI) will affect almost 40% of all jobs around the world and deepen inequality, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned.

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Clarity on new border checks is vital, says BCC

The government must clarify plans around new customs processes as firms remain in the dark about crucial aspects of their operation, says the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).

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Government borrowing falls as Chancellor hints at tax cuts in Spring Budget

Government borrowing fell to £7.8 billion in December 2023 giving Chancellor Jeremy Hunt more scope to make the tax cuts he has hinted at in the Spring Budget.

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HMRC sends warning to cryptoasset users

As the use of cryptoassets continues to grow HMRC is warning people to check if they need to complete a self assessment tax return for the 2022/23 tax year to avoid potential penalties.

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Only a third of UK adults confident with self assessment

Just 35% of UK adults are confident they could complete the self assessment tax return form correctly, according to research by Standard Life.

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Over 50s bucking decline in freelance numbers

Tens of thousands more over 50s are now running their own businesses despite an overall decline in self-employment since 2020, according to the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE).

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