23 Mar New soft drinks levy

The Chancellor used his Budget speech to raise the important issue of childhood obesity and the part that sugary drinks play in this problem. The Chancellor said that'…a can of cola typically has nine teaspoons of sugar in it. Some popular drinks have as many...

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17 Mar Budget 2016 – Business rates

Business rates are charged on most non-domestic premises, including most commercial properties such as shops, offices, pubs, warehouses and factories. As part of the Budget measure, the Chancellor announced that from April 2017, small business rate relief is to be made permanently available.

From April 2017,...

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