17

Mar

Budget 2016 – for the next generation

Published by Simon Littlejohns

Mr Osborne’s 2016 Budget announcement was set against a backdrop of worsening economic forecasts and the impending referendum on Europe. Described a number of times by Mr Osborne as a Budget for the next generation measures were announced which will: introduce a ‘sugar levy’ on soft drinks manufacturers, provide an alternative savings vehicle for retirement, […]

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4

Dec

Osborne delivers a SDLT surprise!

Published by friendadmin

George Osborne took on the role of comedian with the delivery of the Autumn Statement yesterday with pointed references to Wallace & Gromit and Life on Mars directed at the opposition benches. Whilst we were forewarned about much of what Mr Osborne had to announce there was one surprise left for his closing flourish. The […]

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6

Dec

2013 Autumn Statement

Published by admin

George Osborne presented his latest Autumn Statement on 5th December against a backdrop of increasing optimism and belief that the UK economic recovery is gathering pace. The announcement of a further £3 billion of Government spending cuts may have helped to dampen the enthusiasm of his colleagues. The tax initiatives he detailed had been well […]

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20

Nov

A welcome boost

Published by admin

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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