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How the Environment Agency is proposing to consult with stakeholders on Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy Ltd’s UK Advanced Boiling Water Reactor.

The Environment Agency is proposing to consult with stakeholders on the generic design assessment (GDA) of Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy Ltd’s (Hitachi-GE) UK Advanced Boiling Water Reactor (ABWR). The consultation will...

12 Dec 2016


Government seeks view on issues to be considered in implementing wider justice system reform principles in the Employment Tribunal system.

Government seeks view on issues to be considered in implementing wider justice system reform principles in the Employment Tribunal system. Views from all users of the system are particularly welcome, and responses from repre...

5 Dec 2016


Whether to make changes to UK VAT grouping following decisions of the Court of Justice of the European Union.

A consultation on whether to make changes to UK VAT grouping following the decisions of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJE...

5 Dec 2016


Consultation on a proposed new legal requirement that intermediaries notify HMRC of the creation of certain complex offshore financial arrangements.

This consultation aims to establish the high level design principles for a proposed legal requirement on businesses that create or promote certain complex offshore financial arrangements to notify

5 Dec 2016


This consultation seeks comments on options for streamlining clearances for companies using the tax-advantaged venture capital schemes.

This consultation seeks comments on options for better targeting the non-statutory advance assurance service for the: Enterprise Investment Scheme Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme Ventur...

5 Dec 2016


Seeking views on a package of measures to tackle three different areas of pensions scams, including a ban on cold calling in relation to pensions.

Pension scams can cost people their life savings, and leave people facing retirement with limited income, and little or no opportunity to build their pension savings back up. The government is committed to protecting people f...

5 Dec 2016


Find out about plans to change public access to open access land at Chawley Manor in Buckinghamshire.

Natural England is seeking views on proposals that will restrict public access to open access land at this site. ...

5 Dec 2016


Find out about plans to change public access to open access land at Lower Horseshoes (Wayside Farm) in Buckinghamshire.

Natural England is seeking views on proposals that will restrict public access to open access land at this site. ...

5 Dec 2016


This consultation is aimed all with an interest in road traffic legislation relating to offences of causing death or serious injury.

The government recognises that there is public concern about sentencing for offenders who kill or seriously injure others on the road and is committed to making sure that the legislative framework that the courts operate with...

5 Dec 2016


Seeking views on guidance which will set out the approach to imposing monetary penalties for financial sanction breaches.

Updated: Revised PDF published. Correction note included in the detail. The Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI), which is a par...

1 Dec 2016


A consultation on whether to introduce a new penalty for participating in VAT fraud.

Updated: Published summary of responses.This consultation, announced at Budget 2016, seeks your views on the introduction of a new penalty...

28 Sep 2016


Consultation on proposed legal drafting amendments to the Smart Energy Code, Gas and Electricity Supply Licence Conditions and DCC Licence to support smart metering

Updated: Initial response to consultation publishedThe consultation seeks any comments on proposed legal drafting on a number of topics. These include: Install and Leave Maintenance ...

22 Sep 2016


A consultation into a tax relief designed to encourage the creation of more and higher quality exhibitions, as well as to support touring of exhibitions across the country and abroad, raising the UK’s profile internationally.

Updated: Response document published.Budget 2016 announced that a new tax relief for museums and galleries would be introduced in April 2017, following a consultation in 2016. Britain is home to a dive...

5 Sep 2016


A consultation on extending HMRC’s powers to obtain additional data from money service businesses, to help tackle the hidden economy.

Updated: Published summary of responses.This consultation is about a proposal to extend HMRC’s bulk data-gathering powers to include customer data held by money se...

26 Aug 2016


A consultation requiring taxpayers to ensure any undeclared UK tax liabilities in respect of offshore interests are fully disclosed to HMRC.

Updated: Published summary of responses.This consultation is about introducing new legislation that will require taxpayers with outstanding tax liabilities relating to offshore interests, where they have yet t...

24 Aug 2016


Seeking views on legislating the announcements made at Summer Budget 2015 on reforms to the taxation of non-domiciles.

Updated: Consultation response published.At the Summer Budget 2015, the government announced a series of reforms to the way that indi...

18 Aug 2016


A consultation on a new UK-wide Soft Drinks Industry Levy that will apply to the production and importation of soft drinks containing added sugar.

Updated: Published summary of responses.The government announced at Budget 2016 that it would introduce a new Soft Drinks Industry Levy fr...

18 Aug 2016


Proposals for sanctions for enablers and users of tax avoidance which is defeated by HMRC and consideration of further ways to influence those contemplating tax avoidance.

Updated: Published summary of responses.As announced at Budget 2016, this consultation proposes a new penalty for those who enable tax avo...

17 Aug 2016


A technical consultation on the details of changes announced at Budget 2016 to tackle disguised remuneration tax avoidance schemes, including draft legislation.

Updated: Published summary of responses.At Budget 2016 the government announced a package of changes to tackle disguised remuneration avoi...

10 Aug 2016


Consultation on limiting the range of employee benefits-in-kind that attract Income Tax and National Insurance Contributions advantages when provided as part of salary sacrifice arrangements.

Updated: Published summary of responses.At Budget 2016 the government announced it will consider limiting the range of benefits-in-kind th...

10 Aug 2016


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