Are Markets predicting a rate rise in August 2012?
The UK money market is pricing in a first UK interest rate hike for August 2012, says Mike Riddell, the manager of the M&G international sovereign bond fund.
Small firms could benefit from simpler accounting rules
Up to 1.5 million small UK firms could benefit from proposed changes to the accounting rules after EU ministers reached a new agreement earlier this week.
Are you claiming the new higher mileage rate?
Don’t forget that from 6 April 2011 the HMRC approved amount you can claim for the business use of your own car is 45p per mile (previously 40p per mile). The 45p rate applies to the first 10,000 business miles claimed in a tax year, after that the rate reduces to 25p per mile.