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July 17, 2014

Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill passed its Second Reading in the House of Commons on Wednesday 16 July. Vince Cable introduced the Bill to MPs, stating that: "We wish to help to deter, identify and sanction those who...

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July 10, 2014

Tax avoidance The focus on high profile tax avoidance shows no signs of abating, with a leader in The Times  (subscription)  and an article in Investment Week. In the wake of a number of US companies seeking "corporate income tax inversions" into the UK, an arti...

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July 3, 2014

Beneficial ownership The Isle of Man Government has issued a consultation paper considering the Island's current regime for identifying the beneficial ownership of companies, and mooting the introduction of a centralised registry. An article by Collyer Bristow considering the curre...

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