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Pension tax to become more taxing?

No pre-budget article or blog is complete without speculation about the potential for radical reform to pension tax relief. Usually the speculation turns out to be unfounded. But this year we know there will definitely be at least one change to tax relief on pension contributions.


EU approves CETA, but the fight is not over

The European Parliament has voted in favour of a free-trade agreement between the EU and Canada (CETA), with 408 votes for, 254 against and 33 abstentions.

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Prospect’s three Rs: responsive, relentless and resilient

Our core values will help members navigate the political and economic uncertainties ahead, says general secretary Mike Clancy.


Take robots replacing civil servants with a pinch of salt

Robots could replace thousands of civil service and public sector workers, according to today’s newspapers (6 February).

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Lobby for the future of Euratom

Having waited six months for the Government to clarify its intentions about Brexit, the Supreme Court judgement on 24 January requiring Parliamentary consent for exit, presaged frenetic political activity.

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