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UK manufacturers increase optimism

UK manufacturers increase optimism

The UK manufacturing sector has seen its largest increase in optimism since 1973 as lockdown measures ease and demand grows.   Vaccine progress increases manufacturers optimism A recent poll of 288 leading industrial companies (conducted by the CBI) found that...

Tax Rates and Allowances 2021/22

Tax Rates and Allowances 2021/22

Introduction We have summarised the key rates and allowances which are fundamental to our business and personal lives. We are sure that you will find them a useful point of reference and have set out below a few examples of how they can be used. Personal tax rates As...

Budget 2021

Budget 2021

Budget 2021 The Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented his second Budget on Wednesday 3 March 2021. In his speech, he stated his Budget 'meets the moment with a three-part plan to protect the jobs and livelihoods of the British people'. Main Budget proposals Tax measures...

COVID-19 causes manufacturers to accelerate digital adoption

COVID-19 causes manufacturers to accelerate digital adoption

According to the 2021 Digital Transformation Assessment conducted by The Manufacturer and IBM, 67% of manufacturers have accelerated their adoption of digital technologies as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Only 16% have suspended their digital adoption...