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Firms hit by apprenticeship levy costs

Levy provides added cost for 56% of levy-paying businesses.

Employers feel pension scheme pressure

50/50 chance of weakest defined benefit schemes paying out full pension.

Inheritance tax receipts up by 18.7%

Introduction of residence nil-rate band coincides with soaring receipts.

Gender pay gap widens for managers

The average male manager earns £11,606 a year more than their female counterparts.

Simple Assessment introduced for state pensioners

2 types of people no longer need to complete a self-assessment tax return.

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