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Borel:

VAT cut to 5% could create 670,000 UK jobs

By Michelle Perrett

A cut in VAT from 20% to 5% on food and drink could create as many as 670,000 jobs in the UK, new research commissioned by the Jacques Borel VAT Club has revealed.

SIA cuts licence fees

SIA cuts licence fees

By Michelle Perrett

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) is reducing its charges to individuals and businesses from next month as part of its commitment to driving down costs.

Kheng: rates rebate success

Kurnia's £36k pub rates rebate

By Gemma McKenna

A multiple operator has managed to secure an impressive £36,000 refund in business rates at four of his bars. Michael Kheng, who heads up the...

Government is looking into whether the drink-drive limit should be reduced

Drink-drive probe to consider pub impact

By John Harrington

The impact on pubs could be examined in a new Government-commissioned investigation into whether to alter the drink-drive limit. The study, headed...

Darling: one small concession for pubs

Pubs to get VAT reprieve

By Ewan Turney

Pubs and clubs will be able to delay the change in VAT rate from 15% to 17.5% until 1 January. Chancellor Alistair Darling reduced VAT in his...

Opus Energy customers get tariff reduction

Opus Energy customers get tariff reduction

By John Harrington

Opus Energy has moved to help two more MA readers who complained about the electricity supplier's high prices. Punch host Chris Strike has been told...