European Parliament clears the way for implementation of Solvency II rules
The European Parliament has approved the Omnibus II Directive that completes the Solvency II Directive and finalises the new risk-based regulatory framework for insurers.
Deloitte preview of Budget 2014
Bill Dodwell, head of Tax Policy at Deloitte, considers what tax measures the Chancellor is expected to focus upon in the Budget on 19 March, and what we already know is in Finance Bill 2014.
1 St Martin's Le Grand sells for £171m
Nomura, advised by Deloitte Real Estate, has sold its freehold interest in 1 St Martin’s Le Grand for £171m to Singaporean investor Ho Bee, advised by Savills.
Improving confidence and increased market activity leads to strengthening of law firm rates
The latest quarterly legal sector survey found that the level of fees earned by each fee earner increased by 4.5% in the last three months, compared to the same period last year.
Deloitte appointed as nominee for LA fitness CVA proposals
Matt Smith and Neville Kahn of Deloitte have been appointed as nominees to supervise the Company Voluntary Arrangements (“CVAs”) proposed today by LA Fitness Limited and LA Leisure Limited.
Deloitte: SMMT car registrations comment
Commenting on the latest car registration figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, which show a 3.0% increase to 68,736 units compared with February 2013.
Health and social care for older people with long-term illness costs £30 billion per year
Caring for people aged 65 or over with one or more long term conditions costs at least £30 billion per year*, according to a report by Deloitte
Secret Hotels 2 Limited (formerly MedHotels) wins £7m VAT case
The UK’s Supreme Court has today issued a judgment in favour of Secret Hotels, reversing the decision of the Court of Appeal, released in late 2012.
Digital Publisher Advertising Revenues up nearly a fifth in 2013
Deloitte and the Association of Online Publishers (AOP) today revealed that UK publisher digital advertising revenues were up nearly one fifth (18%) in 2013 compared to 2012.
Business rates on top of the agenda in the Government’s Retail Sector report
The Business, Innovation and Skills Committee published its report on the retail sector today with almost one-third of the report dedicated to business rates and their impact on the retail sector.