ACCA senior policy adviser Emmanouil Schizas examines the prospects for the government’s Project Merlin policy to stimulate small business lending.
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Has anyone ever experienced any difficulty obtaining a year end bank audit report for a client from Halifax Plc?
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The ex chancellor has acknowledged that the tax failed to change the industry’s behaviour concerning pay and that employees found “imaginative” ways to avoid it.
HSBC reported pre-tax profits of £7bn for Q1 this year (more than double last year’s figure), while chancellor George Osborne renewed calls for banks to lend more to businesses.
The government has proposed new measures to force UK banks to lend to small companies.
The government is considering a second tax on bankers' pay and profits, and will launch a consultation on whether to make employers disclose salary rates, but employers in the sector remain con