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UK tax on sugary drinks is ‘nannying’

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Conservative MPs and independent researchers question levy

Ebay website with password

Overseas online retailers face crackdown

New powers for HMRC to tackle tax-dodging traders

Private equity groups emerge as losers

Cut in capital gains tax will not include deal profits

‘Blazing a trail’ with corporation tax cut

Regime to ‘attract multinationals and ensure they pay taxes here’

Claims management groups face crackdown

FCA takes over supervision to tackle ‘compensation culture’

Manufacturers: steel sector help lacking

Osborne ignores pleas for lower business rates

Angel investors benefit from investment spur

Changes ‘a government endorsement for private investors’

Dyson scoops £16m to develop batteries

British inventor wins money for Wiltshire factory

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Small businesses hail ‘incredible’ Budget

Measures to help enterprise include business rate relief

North sea oil companies cheer tax cuts

Supplementary charge halved and petroleum revenue tax abolished

Duty on hand-rolled tobacco rises 5%

Volume consumed in Britain has grown 75% since 2007

Commercial property groups stung by reform

British property group calls changes an ‘out of the blue raid’

Insurers relieved by size of tax rise

Government promises to spend proceeds on flood defences

UK plan to lead world in mobile services

Osborne says 5G strategy will be in place next year

Budget 2016: Business reaction

Welcome for ‘stable Budget in stormy waters’

Osborne rejects aid for bigger landlords

Surcharge to remain in place following consultation

£17.5bn of Bradford & Bingley loans to be sold

Budget announces one of the biggest asset sales in Europe

Soft-drink makers attack sugar tax

Levy more likely to cause job losses than tackle obesity, says industry

Budget 2016: Liverpool undergoes revival

City’s population grows as big companies invest in region

Osborne to cut multinationals’ tax relief

Chancellor tries to regain political initiative after Google row

Budget 2016 and business: the wishlists

Employers look for help with apprentice levy and minimum wage

Economic worries knock factory activity

Output and new orders for consumer and investment goods hit hard

Plan to exempt new machinery from rates

Tata Steel bill rose £400,000 a year after it rebuilt Port Talbot

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