EMPLOYER CONFIDENCE IN THE UK ECONOMY DROPPED FURTHER IN THE RUN-UP TO THE GENERAL ELECTION, TO A NET FIGURE OF -34.
LANDLORDS NEED TO BE PREPARED FOR EVERY POSSIBILITY WITH CGT CHANGES – YOUNG
The age-old question posed by all private sector landlords at any one time is often, ‘what do I do next?’ For most, the answer is staring them in the face, and that continues to hold ...
TIGHTER SELF-EMPLOYED AND AFFORDABILITY RULES HERE ‘FOR SOME TIME’ – HSBC
Tighter self-employed and affordability rules here ‘for some time’ – HSBC Tightened self-employed lending criteria and affordability rules are seen across the mortgage market since ...
SNITCHES GET RICHES: HMRC PAYMENTS TO TAX EVASION WHISTLEBLOWERS UP 63% IN 2019/20
HMRC reported a 63% increase in payments to whistleblowers for reporting tax evasion in the 2019/2020 tax year, paying £473,000 to informants during the period. In the previous tax year HM ...
LEE MARLEY OPENS LEEDS OFFICE
Lee Marley Brickwork Ltd has appointed Mike Hampton as commercial director to head up its new regional office in Leeds. Leeds becomes the fourth regional operation of Lee Marley Brickwork (LMB), join ...
SELF-EMPLOYED TREATED AS ‘SECOND-CLASS’ BY SOME LENDERS, BROKERS SAY
Self-employed workers are being treated like ‘second-class citizens’ by some mortgage lenders, as two-tier systems and punitive criteria leave these applicants severely disadvantaged, brok ...
RECRUITING PEOPLE FROM OUTSIDE THE UK FROM 1 JANUARY 2021
From 1 January 2021, freedom of movement between the UK and EU will end and the UK will introduce an immigration system that will treat all applicants equally, regardless of where they come from. Anyo ...