All posts with the topic: horserace betting levy

FOBTs The increase in the rate of Machine Games Duty from 20% to 25% for machines with the highest value stakes and winnings seems to have taken the market by surprise.  Both William Hill’s and Ladbrokes’ share prices plummeted following the announcement.  What is certainly surprising is that, despite the recent media coverage, there was … Continue reading Budget 2014 : Gambling

Positive growth forecasts and falling unemployment set a positive tone for this year’s Budget speech, although the Chancellor was frank in his admission that the deficit is still too large. He targeted measures to increase saving, investment, building and exports.  We are reviewing the Budget documents which have now been released and will be blogging … Continue reading Export more. Save more. Invest more. Build more.