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HMRC's tax take falls by billions due to pandemic

HMRC saw a drop of almost £30 billion in tax revenues in the latest financial year because of the pandemic.

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New law introduced to help protect pension savers from scammers

New rules to help protect pension savers from scammers have become law.

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Services sector continues to recover despite rising costs

Optimism improved for firms across the services sector in the three months to November, according to the latest Service Sector Survey from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).

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Three-day wait for Statutory Sick Pay to return next year

The standard three-day waiting time for Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) will be reinstated for coronavirus (COVID-19)-related claims from 25 March 2022.

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Applications now open for freeports

Businesses that are planning to operate in the UK's new freeports can now apply to HMRC.

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Business groups give mixed response to Budget

Business groups gave a mixed response to Chancellor Rishi Sunak's 2021 Autumn Budget speech.

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