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Business groups protest UK's move to levy extra charge and set new rules for visa - Hindu Business Line


Business groups protest UK's move to levy extra charge and set new rules for visa
Hindu Business Line
Business groups in the UK have reacted with concern to recommendations made to the UK government, which would raise the costs and effort of bringing non-EU workers into the UK. In a report of December but published on Tuesday, the Migration Advisory ...

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Anger at plans to curb UK's business-friendly tax regime - Financial Times


Anger at plans to curb UK's business-friendly tax regime
Financial Times
The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales said businesses had ?major concerns? and warned that changes to the ?current, relatively benign, regime for interest deductibility? could have a negative impact on the UK as a desirable ...

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Wesfarmers offers $706m for UK hardware business Homebase - ABC Online


ABC Online

Wesfarmers offers $706m for UK hardware business Homebase
ABC Online
If the takeover proceeds, Wesfarmers intends to invest in Homebase to create a new Bunnings-branded business over the next three-five years. The Australian conglomerate has extensive experience in hardware from its very successful Bunnings chain, but ...
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UK floods: 'This could be the end for our business' - BBC News


BBC News

UK floods: 'This could be the end for our business'
BBC News
He told the BBC the firm had not been able to get flood insurance due to its proximity to the water and he now felt "this could be the end" of the business. Some 500 soldiers have been brought in to deal with "unprecedented" flooding in Yorkshire and ...

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