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Concerns have been expressed at the number of research and development tax credit claims that are being turned down.

The government has unveiled the introduction of a new ‘fit note’ scheme aimed at encouraging employees to stay in work rather than join the long-term sick.

Government plans for funding workplace skills programmes need urgent clarification, a leading business organisation has said.

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is to run a six-month trial using debt collection agencies to chase late tax payments.

The vast majority of employers filed their annual returns online this year, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has said.

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