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Jersey to introduce taxation for enveloped property transactions

At present, the purchase of a property through the acquisition of the share capital of a property owning company is exempt from stamp duty. However, the State of Jersey shortly intends to bring forward legislation to impose a tax equivalent to stamp duty on such a sale, effectively closing the “loophole”.

Changes to sponsorship for care workers

Following on from the Migration Advisory Committee’s annual report, the Government have announced welcome changes to the Health and Care visa route.

What’s happening with green and sustainability-linked loans in 2022?

Even if you haven’t accessed green finance yet, chances are you will do in the future. While there are many barriers to overcome before green finance can be considered mainstream, it is widely believed that one day all finance will have an element of green.

Working week wonders?

Employees across the country have been sharing the announcement this week that a four day working week pilot has launched in England.

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