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Mortgage borrowing soars to highest ever monthly level

Borrowing stood at £17.9 billion in June 2021.

More than half of businesses confident they can pay off debts

One in five remain unsure about their debt repayments.

DWP hit with £87.9m IR35 tax bill

HMRC demanded bills over historic contractor assessment errors.

Retail sales figures improved in June 2021

The proportion of retail sales fell in the same period.

Almost a third of audits need improving according to annual AQR

The ICAEW criticised the way the AQR is managed.

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