20 Jul 2022

UK inflation reached new heights in June

UK inflation reached new heights in June as it climbed to 9.4%, up from 9.1% in May with the rise described by one commentator as a "hammer blow" to households across the country.

11 Jul 2022

Biggest tax cut in a decade?

I am not a Government spokesperson (thankfully) but I increasingly have to take issue with the Media – and some of the public -confusing inappropriate behaviour with results. Many on the left keep referring to higher taxes which is true in terms of the rate charged (to fund the NHS), but less so in absolute terms.

24 Jan 2022

If not now, then when?

In his annual open letter to corporate bosses, BlackRock founder and CEO Larry Fink has told chief executives that firms who fail to adjust to the changes brought about by the pandemic "do so at their own peril."

08 Nov 2021

Making Tax Digital for income tax

Having dragged small businesses through un-necessary pain to “Make Tax Digital” (no credible benefits to anybody), the government has announced reforms to their latest ego-trip, the taxation of unincorporated businesses (known as ‘basis period reform’) will now be pushed back to 2024.

13 Sep 2021

Upper class twit or Easter Leaver?

I heard on the radio the other day that what we call “working class” the Americans call “middle class” (class obsession never having taken hold there to the same extent).

19 Oct 2020

Jaws 4 in Cinemas now

Lately Brexit hasn’t been out much, he’s just sitting at home listening to broken records (readers born since we joined the EU may not be familiar with that term).

13 Oct 2020

Companies in Britain and around the world feel that they have a good understanding

Confused? Brexit Bear notes that research indicates that only 29% of companies in Britain and around the world feel that they have a "good understanding" of what the conclusion of the Brexit transition period at the end of the year will mean.

05 Oct 2020

UK Businesses may need to set up an EU Presence

A note from Brexit Bear’s technical desk.

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