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Pharma companies warned on patent box changes

December 16, 2015
Research and Development R&D, patent box, pharma, research and development, tax

Proposed Government changes to legislation will require businesses to track and trace all R&D expenditure if they want to continue …

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AstraZeneca accused of tax avoidance in Dutch scheme

October 14, 2015
AstraZeneca, finance, tax, tax avoidance

AstraZeneca is the latest international firm to be accused of corporation tax avoidance, after an investigation claimed the firm is …


AbbVie ditches Shire as tax deal falters

October 21, 2014
Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing AbbVie, Obama, Shire, US government, tax, tax inversion

Tax rule changes coming from the US government have forced the collapse of a multi-billion dollar deal between Humira manufacturer …

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AbbVie reconsiders Shire deal over tax laws

October 15, 2014
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing AbbVie, Abbott, Obama, Shire, US, mergers, tax

AbbVie will reconsider its planned $54.6 billion takeover of Shire in light of new US proposals designed to curb companies …

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Steris to buy UK’s Synergy Health for $1.9 billion

October 13, 2014
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing health, manufacturing, steris, synergy, tax

US-based medical technology firm Steris Corporation is to purchase Synergy Health in the UK for $1.9 billion and will shift …

Life sciences to benefit from new UK budget plans

March 21, 2012
Sales and Marketing ABPI, BIA, Budget, life sciences, tax

The UK life sciences industry will benefit from a cut in corporation tax and additional funding for academic research. The …

AstraZeneca pays $1.1bn to resolve tax affairs

March 31, 2011
Sales and Marketing AstraZeneca, tax

AstraZeneca has sorted out a decade-long dispute over its tax affairs by agreeing to pay out $1.1 billion this year. …

Financial Reporting – it’s all a foreign language… literally!

March 18, 2011
Business Services Audits, Business, Financial, Languages, Reports, Services, TranslateMedia, tax, translation

Over the last two decades technology has allowed companies to greatly increase their global reach. Within the pharmaceutical sector it …

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Mixed reaction for Osborne’s first Budget

June 23, 2010
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing biotech, pharma, tax, tax relief

George Osborne’s first Budget as chancellor has had a mixed reception from the pharma and biotech sectors. The BioIndustry Association …

Pharma welcomes UK pre-budget report

December 14, 2009
Research and Development patent, tax

The pharma and healthcare sectors have been unpicking the implications of last week’s Pre-Budget Report (PBR) by chancellor Alastair Darling.The …

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