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Tax News

Mazars tax news covers everything tax related in the UK from, VAT to the latest HMRC rulings.

Financial Services news

The latest news from the insurance industry

Budget 2015 Predictions

On 18th March George Osborne will deliver the final Budget of this Parliament and the last one before the general election in May. It would be unusual for the Chancellor not to take the opportunity for some pre-election point scoring. Although many commentators believe this might be an uneventful budget, there is now talk that there could be a few giveaways in store, especially as the economy has settled over the past few months and tax revenues have been strong.

An ISO in Bribery Risk Management – Further Progress

Mazars has been regularly reporting on the development of an international standard in bribery risk management. Howard Shaw, Mazars head of Anti-Bribery & Corruption Services, is the Chair of the BSi Anti-Bribery Committee, and as such leads the UK delegation to the International Standards Organisation (ISO) for this new Standard.

Immigration overhaul – key changes from April 2015

A wide reaching package of changes has been announced by the Home Office as part of what has now become the annual overhaul of the immigration rules. Many of these changes will impact businesses and their sponsored migrants. The changes range from the expected annual increase in immigration application fees to more substantial changes such as the redesigning of the visitor category and the new immigration health surcharge.

New Biometric Residence Permit rollout to overseas applicants

Biometric Residence Permits (BRPs) have been issued to in-country applicants since 2012, but with effect from 18 March 2015 a new process is being rolled out by the Home Office to issue BRPs to non-EEA applicants applying for visas and entry clearance from overseas where the permission of stay in the UK will be more than six months.

Report on Human Rights and Business

'The Road from principles to practice: Today’s challenges for business in respecting human rights' is a global report by The Economist Intelligence Unit sponsored by Mazars and a group of organizations including multinational companies, governments, NGOs and law firms.