Osborne’s speech ignores T&S, IR35

In his Autumn Statement today, Chancellor George Osborne failed to mention anything about the travel & subsistence or intermediaries legislation (IR35), which deals with disguised employment.

City AM: Rangers EBT fails to score a hat-trick

Recently, the Murray Group - owners of the now liquidated Rangers Football club - lost the third round of its battle with HM Revenue & Customs over whether payments made to an employee benefit trust (EBT), that were intended to benefit the families of players and certain of the club’s senior executives, should have been subject to tax.

Reactions to WADA's Independent Commission Report

On 9 November 2015, an Independent Commission appointed by WADA and led by former WADA President Dick Pound presented a report (the ‘Report’) on the investigations into suspected and systemic doping by Russian athletes following allegations that surfaced in a documentary by German broadcaster ARD and The Sunday Times.