OFF BALANCE has been blighted by so many vacuous, pointless and uninformative press releases in recent months that OB has decided to act. So, when the opportunity arises, OB will give its Captain Obvious Award (that pic above is Captain Obvious – good, eh?) to the most meaningless stat or quote.
And the first recipient of the Captain Obvious Award goes to our friends at the Taxpayers’ Alliance, for this beauty: Polling shows 80% do not believe there should be further tax hikes on wine and spirits.
Hmm … who are the other 20%? People who don’t like wine or spirits, OB can but deduce.
Increase governance without stifling competitiveness; enforce already-in-place rules; were the key messages from the business community after the government released a green paper on governance
Tax experts argue the government could end up with “precisely the uneven playing field” that it wants to abolish, in reining in salary sacrifice schemes
A multi-billion pound infrastructure investment programme has been announced by chancellor Philip Hammond in his first Autumn Statement.
Prime minister May outlines tax incentives to boost high-tech business, and further corporation tax rate cuts, to the CBI