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Revenue cuts overpaid tax interest rates to zero

HM Revenue and Customs has announced that, as from 27 January, the rate of interest to be paid on money owing to taxpayers falls to 0 per cent.

Call to help charities

Effective ways of giving to charities

Holiday rights for employees on long-term sick leave

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that employees who have been on long-term sick leave can take all the paid annual holiday they have accumulated while off work.

Local government plan to support smaller firms

Councils have promised to take a series of measures aimed at supporting local businesses through the economic downturn.

Business welcomes second bank bail out

Business groups have supported the government’s move to boost the credit market with a second multi-billion-pound bail out of the UK’s banks.

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