In this week's Franchise Update, we report on Lord Carter's controversial Digital Britain report and the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants' call for more guidance for small businesses on tax law.
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The Digital Britain report published Lord Carter of Barnes, Minister for Communications, Technology and Broadcasting has been met with controversy from industry officials. David Frost, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), has hit out saying that the report is not ambitious enough. Visit Culture.gov to read the the Digital Britain report and decide for yourself.
A new ACCA policy paper highlights certain areas that the association believes require specific attention by governments across the world, including simplifying legislation, tightening the rules on the difference between tax avoidance and evasion and making green tax laws more explicit and accessible. Visit the ACCA's website to find out more about green tax laws and more!