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Inheritance tax receipts up by 18.7%

27 Sep 17

Introduction of residence nil-rate band coincides with soaring receipts.

Gender pay gap widens for managers

26 Sep 17

The average male manager earns £11,606 a year more than their female counterparts.

Simple Assessment introduced for state pensioners

25 Sep 17

2 types of people no longer need to complete a self-assessment tax return.

Workers dislike the nine-to-five day

22 Sep 17

Study reveals flexible working patterns appeal to 87% of adults.

Millennials bear the brunt of ‘housing catastrophe’

21 Sep 17

Amount of income spent on housing trebles in the last 50 years.

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