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Chancellor Philip Hammond Has Delivered The Autumn 2017 Budget

Key Budget Points

The state of the economy

  • Growth forecast for 2017 downgraded from 2% to 1.5% - Productivity growth and business investment also revised down
  • Another 600,000 people forecast to be in work by 2022
  • £500m for 5G mobile networks, fibre broadband and artificial intelligence
  • £540m to support the growth of electric cars, including more charging points
  • A further £2.3bn allocated for investment in research and development,
  • Another 600,000 people forecast to be in work by 2022
  • Existing diesel supplement in company car tax to rise by 1%
  • Short-haul air passenger duty rates and long-haul economy rates to be frozen, paid for by an increase on premium-class tickets and on private jets.
  • VAT threshold for small business to remain at £85,000 for two years
  • Income tax to be applied from April 2019 on digital economy royalties relating to UK sales which are paid to a low-tax jurisdiction, raising about £200m a year
  • Rises in business rates to be pegged to CPI measure of inflation, not RPI
  • A further £2.3bn allocated for investment in research and development

  • £3bn to be set aside over next two years to prepare UK for every possible outcome as it leaves EU
Pensions, tax, savings and welfare
  • Stamp duty to be abolished immediately for first-time buyers purchasing properties worth up to £300,000
  • In London and other expensive areas, the first £300,000 of the cost of a £500,000 purchase by first-time buyers will be exempt from stamp duty
  • £1.5bn package to "address concerns" about the delivery of universal credit
  • Claimants to get one month's payment within five weeks of applying
  • Scottish police and fire services to get refunds on VAT from April 2018
  • Vehicle excise duty for diesel cars that do not meet latest standards to rise by one band in April 2018
  • Tax hike will not apply to van owners
  • Tax-free personal allowance to rise to £11,850 in April 2018
  • Higher-rate tax threshold to increase to £46,350
  • Tobacco will rise by 2% above Retail Price Index (RPI) inflation while the minimum excise duty on cigarettes introduced in March will also rise, as will duty on hand-rolled tobacco
  • Duty on beer, wine, spirits and most ciders will be frozen
  • Duty on high-strength "white ciders" to be increased via new legislation

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We offer a full payroll service for your business, which offers many advantages to you and your business. We will ensure that all requirements under the new Real Time Information (RTI) system are being met by your business. Alternatively we will assist in the setting up of your own payroll service advising on the best software for your needs and how to operate it.

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Audits and Independent Reviews still remain the most valuable means of giving your business credibility as they assist in the improvement of management information, provide reassurance for stakeholders and/or trustees, and can identify potential weaknesses and how to alleviate them. Audits and reviews give businesses an independent opinion regarding the completeness and accuracy of their financial statements for a given period.

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Cameron, Ferriby & Co has a long established and respected place in the local banking fraternity and will work with you and your business to establish its banking needs ensuring you are receiving the best service the business banking sector has to offer.

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Business and Management Faculty 2018 webinars and events Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

Stay up-to-date by attending our webinars and events in 2018. We have a varied programme of CPD lectures offering you the choice of meeting fellow members at our one hour events at Chartered Accountants’ Hall, or listening to our online webinars from the comfort of your office or home.

Company filing requirements and development update Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

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Webinar resources Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

Thank you for registering on to the Business and Management Faculty's webinar, Company filing requirements and development update, broadcast on 18 April 2018.

Practical password policies Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

Mark Taylor provides us with practical advice on the adoption of effective and efficient password policies for your business.

Retailers in distress Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

With some high-profile businesses hitting the rocks in recent months, it’s time to take a fresh look at how to head off crisis. David Parsley investigates.

AAA opinions on business partnering strategy Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

The faculty’s Rick Payne chaired a panel at the American Accounting Association conference to discuss ways finance business partners can play a bigger role in strategy.

Business travel cost management Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

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Administration tips for smaller businesses Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

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Cost management - BT case study Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

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Stats skills in Excel - Forecasting and trends Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

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Women in Finance Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

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Big data or big risk? Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

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Farmers are turning to robots to plant seedlings and pick produce because of human worker shortages.

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