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Spotlight - Government Announcements

£1bn pledge for Omicron-hit businesses

Firms can claim one-off grants of up to £6k.

Shipping firms that fly red ensign flag to get tax breaks

Other reforms to simplify the tax regime.

Autumn Budget 2021: expectations

Chancellor is expected to raise taxes.

Lords committee launches probe into basis period reform

Call for evidence into basis period reform launched.

Online service to transfer funds to SMEs launched

Online service to simplify apprenticeship levy funds allocation process.

Sunak announces date for Autumn Budget

Spending Review to be held alongside Autumn Budget.

Proposals to drive trade with developing nations

Cutting red tape in international trade is a priority.

Independent advisory group to help tackle ‘greenwashing’

It will oversee the implementation of a green taxonomy.

Bank of England maintains current monetary policy

Interest rates will stay at 0.1%.

UK tax take down 8% from last year

VAT and corporation tax took the biggest total hits.