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Tax return made easy - 12 things to remember when completing Self-Assessment

The deadline for tax returns is less than two weeks away. Those who are self-employed, receive rental or savings income over certain limits, or who have made capital gains over the annual exemption of £11,100 for 2015/16 will need to complete their self-assessment by the end of the month. 

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Deloitte predicts 'distributed denial of service' cyber-attacks to enter the terabit era this year

Phill Everson, Deloitte UK’s head of cyber risk services, said: "A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack aims to make a website or connected device inaccessible. DDoS attacks are the equivalent of hundreds of thousands of fake customers converging on a traditional shop at the same time."

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Deloitte predicts media sector trends for 2017

The technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) practice at Deloitte, the business advisory firm, has today announced its predictions for the media sector in 2017. The news comes following the launch of the sixteenth edition of TMT Predictions 2017.

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Retail administrations fall for fourth year in a row, but rise in larger insolvencies reveals cause for concern

The number of retailers entering administration fell from 96 in 2015 to 92 in 2016, a decrease of 4%, according to Deloitte, the business advisory firm. However, for the first time in four years there has been an uptick in the number of large multi-site retail administration appointments.  

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Debt transactions with alternative lenders up 6% year on year as European markets open

Non-bank lenders in Europe have recorded 201 deals this year (to the end of Q3), up 6% on the 190 deals for the same period in 2015, according to Deloitte’s Alternative Lender Deal Tracker. In the third quarter of 2016, there were 20 deals in the UK, and 47 in the rest of Europe.

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Pharma’s productivity challenge: R&D returns continue to fall

Projected returns on investment in research and development (R&D) for the top 12 pharma companies have fallen to just 3.7 percent this year, from a high of 10.1 per cent in 2010, according to an annual study by Deloitte’s Centre for Health Solutions.

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Consumers to spend £1.6bn more this Christmas

Retail sales this December are forecast to rise by 4% year-on-year, with consumers expected to spend £42.8bn – £1.6bn more than Christmas 2015, according to analysis from Deloitte, the business advisory firm.

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The Bank of England today published the results of its 2016 concurrent stress test exercise for the UK banking system

Commenting, David Strachan, Partner and Head of Deloitte’s EMEA Centre for Regulatory Strategy, said: "The exercise is more akin to a health check than a fitness test, testing all dimensions of a bank’s capabilities to run a stress test, as well as its vital statistics."

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Chinese acquirers spend ten times more on European businesses than vice versa

Chinese dealmakers have completed 171 acquisitions with a disclosed deal value of $88.4bn across Europe so far this year, according to analysis by Deloitte, the business advisory firm. This massively outdoes the 52 deals and disclosed deal value of $8.2bn achieved by European acquirers into China.

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Deloitte European CFO Survey: Despite uncertainty, CFOs remain confident of long-term growth

Despite continued uncertainty and concerns about the economic and business environment, Europe’s chief financial officers (CFOs) remain optimistic about the potential for their businesses in the coming year, according to Deloitte’s latest European CFO Survey.

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Deloitte comments on Hampton-Alexander women on boards review

Emma Codd, Managing Partner for Talent at Deloitte, commenting on the Hampton-Alexander review of the number of female executives at Britain’s 350 biggest public companies, said: Increasing the number of female executives at Britain’s biggest companies is critical. 

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Deloitte comments on the National Cyber Security Strategy 2016-2021

The Chancellor’s proclamation on how the UK Government will spend £1.9 billion on cyber security is a welcome part of a wider strategy to make the UK a preferred location for digital enabled business.

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Deloitte role models recognised in OUTstanding lists 2016 for contribution to lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) inclusion

Deloitte’s Managing Partner for Global Markets, Sharon Thorne, and Human Capital manager, Em Sendall, have again been recognised for their contributions to LGBT inclusion in today’s Financial Times.

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Deloitte comments on this morning's ONS Retail Statistics

Commenting on today’s ONS retail sales figures, Ben Perkins, head of consumer research at Deloitte, said: "The retail market has enjoyed its strongest quarter since late 2014, with an impressive 3.7% growth in the amount spent over the past three months, compared to a year earlier."

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Deloitte CFO Survey: Brexit keeps CFOs on defensive

Despite an easing of some negative effects, risk appetite among the Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) of the UK’s largest businesses remains subdued following the EU referendum, according to Deloitte’s latest CFO Survey.

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London’s business rates bill will increase by 11%, amid a mere 1% reduction for England’s hard-hit high streets

James Thompson, head of business rates at Deloitte Real Estate, comments on today’s draft rateable values published by the Valuation Office Agency: "City of London Offices and London’s prime retail streets will bear the brunt of the 2017 rating revaluations."

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Smartphone ownership peaks as one in three check their phones in the middle of the night

One in three UK adults - and half of 18-24 year olds - check their phones in the middle of the night, according to the latest research from Deloitte, the business advisory firm.

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iDeal, Deloitte’s new M&A analytics offering, delivers insights behind the numbers

Deloitte has launched iDeal, an M&A solution using analytical tools and visualisation techniques to support acquirers during their due diligence investigations.  

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