Business and Other Briefings

HO: On 6 April 2013 new immigration rules benefiting students, universities & businesses came into force.  The changes will provide additional flexibility for businesses and enable top international students to pursue their careers in the UK.
Press release & links
 
HMRCHM Revenue & Customs has launched a new raft of FREE online webinars giving tax help. The live webinars are led by HMRC staff and include time for participants to ask questions online. The latest webinars cover
* employer annual returns
* business record-keeping
Press release & links
 
BIS: SMEs struggling to access finance receive a boost as the first phase of the new business bank is launched. £300m will be co-invested alongside private sector investment
Press release & links ~ British Business Bank needs more resources to help businesses, says TUC
 
CO: Minister without Portfolio, Grant Shapps has called on the General Aviation sector to tell the government how it can make their lives easier by cleaning up regulations and removing red tape.
Press release & links
 
HMRCRevenue & Customs Brief 05/13
HMRC is publishing draft revised guidance on what is a repair for Direct Tax purposes to replace the guidance currently in the Business Income Manual at BIM46900 onwards and that in the Property Income Manual at PIM2020.
 
HMRCRevenue & Customs Brief 06/13
This Brief provides guidance on the application of the flagging rules for tonnage tax in 2013.
 
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