Autumn Statement 2016

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In Mr Hammond’s first and last Autumn Statement, his opening comment was that he is committed to creating a UK economy that ‘works for everyone’. His announcements may have contained few surprises but his speech was delivered with confidence and humour, as Simon Littlejohns, Head of Tax at Friend Partnership Limited explains. The IMF has […]

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Acquisition of Coventry manufacturer

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Acquisition of Coventry manufacturer creates new force in the UK’s laser cutting and fabrication industry Coventry-based HTA Group Limited, one of the UK’s largest subcontract manufacturers, has been acquired by Lancashire-based WEC Group in an undisclosed deal which creates a business with 800 employees and a projected £75 million turnover. Established in 1973, HTA Group is […]

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A welcome boost

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Christmas comes early for Friend with the appointment of Simon Littlejohns as Tax Partner to head up the firm’s tax practice. Simon is a chartered accountant and chartered tax adviser with over 25 years of experience in advising a wide range of individuals and companies on tax compliance and planning issues. He is returning to […]

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