Business and Other Briefings

HMT: The PM has announced the extension of film tax relief, the Government’s targeted tax break for the British film industry, until the end of December 2015.  The relief scheme promotes the sustainable production of culturally British films and in 2009/10 provided around £95m of support to the British film industry, supporting over £1bn of investment in 208 films.
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HMRC: A new taskforce targeting scrap metal dealers who are deliberately failing to pay the right amount of tax has been launched today by H M Revenue & Customs.
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OFTRenewable Energy Assurance Limited (REAL) has become the first trade body within the energy sector to secure OFT approval for its code of practice under the OFT's Consumer Codes Approval Scheme (CCAS).
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