Hot News

Delivering STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) skills for the economy

Government efforts to improve the quality and take-up of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills have yielded some positive results. There remains, however, an urgent need for departments to set out...

Republic of Croatia: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation

On January 10, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with the Republic of Croatia.

Taxpayers urged to budget for extra tax payment

While the 31 January 2018 deadline for submitting your 2016/17 tax return and paying your tax bill is well known, the experience of the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) is that many newcomers to Self-Assessment fail to...

Carillion collapse: government ignored its own policy and now taxpayers will suffer

Commenting on the news on Jan 15 that Carillion has gone into liquidation, John O'Connell, Chief Executive at the TaxPayers' Alliance, said: Despite the extremely well publicised financial difficulties Carillion has been e...