Tax Processed Food to Subsidise Healthier Options & Tackle Obesity, Says Think Tank

The tendency for common processed foods such as crisps and biscuits to become cheaper over the past 30 years, while fruit and vegetables have become more expensive, is driving the obesity epidemic, a think tank has said. It recommends that governments consider introducing taxes on unhealthy foods and use these to subsidise other food groups.… Read More

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Agency Workers & Employment Status for Tax Purposes

Those of you who employ workers through an agency should be aware of new legislation brought in by the HMRC. This legislation stipulates that any worker supplied through an intermediary (such as an agency) will be treated as “employed” for tax purposes. The aim is to tackle employers exploiting self-employment status to avoid paying National… Read More