Directors have difficulty with linking the application of corporate governance to corporate strategy, making board evaluation disclosures and describing the role of external advisers in the boardroom.
During Howard’s chairmanship, the group saw its annual fee income more than quadruple, its number of office locations treble and number of partners more than double.
The amount of extra VAT taken from investigations into SMEs by HMRC’s local offices has almost doubled in three years, rising from £2.2billion in the 2010/11 tax year.
We could see individuals leaving for good who have made a significant contribution to the UK economy over the years, often investing heavily or helping to build British businesses.
HMRC is increasingly tightening the noose on tax evaders with new campaigns targeting a broader spectrum of tax payers.
89% of HMRC’s total take from a new tax on high value homes is collected from London properties, according to our research.
The Labour Party’s plans to reintroduce the 50p tax rate would see high earners in the UK pay 24% more in tax than the current global average, according to our research.
We note that 80% more wine producers applied to register with HMRC last year compared to 2009/10 when there were just 26 applications.
The Alternative Investment Market (AIM) has had its biggest quarter for M&A activity in over two years as AIM companies become attractive takeover targets.
The amount spent by businesses on R&D has hit a record high of £13.2 billion in the last year, rising by 10% from £12 billion in 2011-12, according to our research.