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Selling your property? Important tax changes you need to know
From the 6th April 2020 HMRC introduced new reporting requirements for UK tax residents who dispose of a UK residential property. This article covers the key changes sellers need to know about.
Huge boost to business and jobs worldwide if nature prioritised: WEF
Earlier this week the World Economic Forum (WEF) published the “future of nature and business” report which highlights how governments and businesses can build back better from the economic fallout of the pandemic and tackle the nature and climate crisis, creating hundreds of millions of jobs worldwide.
Covid-19 test kit delivery drones receive funding boost
The UK Space Agency and ESA have awarded funding to projects using space-enabled technologies that can support the NHS response to coronavirus.
Maintain your workforce with R&D tax credits
The Office for National Statistics said another 74,000 UK workers lost their jobs last month, taking the number of paid employees to 28.4 million a decrease in 1.9% YoY. Find out how your business can access vital funding through R&D tax credits.
House-builders see sales plummet amid lockdown, but cheer recovery in demand
Demand in housing increases after last week's announcement by Chancellor Rishi Sunak to cut stamp duty in an attempt to help boost the hard-hit sector.
Bounce Back Loans worth £31.7bn handed to small businesses
New figures from the Treasury show that 1.05 million Bounce Back Loans have been approved so far.
Global carbon emissions see ‘historic declines’ as energy use slumps
The International Energy Agency predicts 8% drop in carbon pollution from energy as the world reels from coronavirus.
Calm before the storm for car production as plants close
The current crisis could wipe around 200,000 cars off the UK’s output in 2020, said the SMMT. Around 1,000 fewer cars were built last month even though output for the UK market increased by 7.8% compared to February last year. Exports fell by 3.1%, to just under 95,000, said the SMMT, while UK car production declined -0.8% in February.