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CBI Affiliation to Better Together Campaign

Last week the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) announced its affiliation to the Better Together campaign against Scottish  independence.  As SELECT’s position on the independence debate has always been one of neutrality, we have written the following open letter to Iain McMillan, Chief executive of CBI Scotland. Dear Iain, We were interested this morning to … Continued

Employment Allowance

The start of the new tax year sees the launch of the Employment Allowance, which will enable 1.25m businesses and charities to cut up to £2,000 from their employer Class 1 National Insurance Contributions (NICs). According to statistics produced by the Treasury, 450,000 businesses will be taken out of paying employer NICs altogether in 2014/15 … Continued