SME tax: Is Britain’s SME growth being choked by tax ‘red-tape?’ There is little doubt that Britain has become a nation of entrepreneurs. According to figures published by the Federation of Small Businesses, the number of companies in the UK has grown by more than 2.2 million since the turn 
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The taxman cometh: HMRC and company insolvency The idea that the UK’s business tax regime has become increasingly complex over recent years, enveloping companies in a veritable web of red tape, has become something of an accepted wisdom in recent years. It is one thing, however, to believe that to 
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Background – venture capital tax reliefs The Chancellor really set his stall out in terms of where he, and presumably the Government, see future economic growth. In the middle of quite a gloomy outlook for the economy and attempts to broaden the tax base generally, Phillip Hammond announced a relative 
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I suppose that it might be described as something of a long goodbye. Just over a year ago, Britain voted to bid farewell to its partners in the European Union and go alone, apparently convinced that it could make a better fist of things as a sovereign nation freed of 
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