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Bonus rates fall again for employee share schemes

The Treasury has announced another reduction in the bonus rates for the Save As You Earn (SAYE) sharesave scheme.

Default cap could be hampering government lending scheme

The imposition of a cap on the number of defaults could be affecting the success and availability of a government loan guarantee scheme set up to help small businesses.

Better savings rates around the corner

It has been predicted that savers could soon be seeing much improved rates of interest.

Savers taking money out of accounts

Almost £2.3 billion were withdrawn from savings accounts in January, new figures have shown.

Small company tax changes would 'complicate not simplify'

Changes intended to simplify corporate tax for smaller companies will have the opposite effect and will add to the burden of tax compliance, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) has argued.

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