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HMRC reminds traders of new customs controls

Full customs controls will come into effect on 1 January 2022.

Government sets out changes to R&D relief

Companies will have to notify HMRC that they intend to make a claim.

Rental housing demand at record high

Return to cities push up rental demand and prices.

Welsh Government proposes changes to second homes policy

Consultation on changes launched.

Small business confidence loses steam

State of economy cited as major problem for businesses.

HMRC collects £100bn more in 2021/22 than previous year

Tax take recovers to pre-pandemic level.

UK house prices jump 11.8% in year to September 2021

Average UK house prices reach record high of £270,000.

Energy prices push inflation to 4.2% in October 2021

Combative interest rate hike could be on the horizon.

Kickstart scheme found 100,000 young people work

Scheme finds young universal claimants six months of work.

International trade week gets under way

DIT aims to boost exports and offer support.