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Budget 2016: Small business welcomes tax changes - BBC News


BBC News

Budget 2016: Small business welcomes tax changes
BBC News
Carolyn Fairbairn, director general of the CBI business lobby group, said: "The reduction in the headline corporation tax rate sends out a strong signal that the UK is open for global business investment, and reforms to interest deductibility are ...
The Budget 2016: Sweet and sour result for Northern Ireland as UK corporation tax slashed but fuel duty easedBelfast Telegraph
George Osborne defends using disability cuts to fund middle-class tax breakThe Independent

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What global markets are really worried about

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VIDEO: 12.6 million hit shops on 'Panic Saturday'

Today is expected to be the busiest shopping day of the year.

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Cadbury owner paid no UK corporation tax last year - The Guardian


The Guardian

Cadbury owner paid no UK corporation tax last year
The Guardian
?Importantly, independent academic research has also shown that as a business we are worth over ?1bn to the wider UK economy, illustrating our impact reaches far beyond the factory gates.? A spokesperson for Mondelez said it had recently invested ?75m ...
Cadbury owner Mondelez International 'paid no UK tax' for five years since ?11 ...The Independent
Anger over Cadbury corporation tax avoidanceBBC News
Here's how Cadbury owner Mondelez paid no UK corporation tax despite ?96.5m profitLondon Loves Business

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National Grid kicks off sale of UK gas distribution business - City A.M.


City A.M.

National Grid kicks off sale of UK gas distribution business
City A.M.
Power supplies remain tight for National Grid. The firm warned earlier this year that Britain was facing a winter of blackouts, with power supply was at its tightest since 2005. This prophecy has already come true: Last week, the operator had to order ...
Ministers must 'get serious' about energy, North East businesses warn, amid ...ChronicleLive

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