Council Tax, Children in Shops & Charlie Ainsworth 8 Mar 16

8 March 2016 by Pure Radio

Stockport residents face a 3.75% increase to their council tax this year — we hear from Leader of the Council Cllr Sue Derbyshire and Conservative group leader Cllr Syd Lloyd. Plus hero teenager Charlie Ainsworth from Romiley talks about saving his elderly neighbour — and his cat — from a house fire. And is it ever acceptable to ask someone to leave a shop because their child’s throwing a tantrum?

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EU, Sugar Tax and News Review 23 Feb 16

23 February 2016 by Pure Radio

With the EU Referendum date announced, UKIP North West MEP Louise Bours and former Labour candidate for Hazel Grove Michael Taylor debate the arguments for and against — plus we get the continental perspective with Romain Bardot of the Alliance Francaise de Manchester, and Chris Manka from the FSB explains what businesses make of the referendum. Plus should there be a tax on sugary drinks? Cancer Research UK think so, and their policy director Chit Selvarajah explains why. And this week’s News Review features exploding sheep and the busiest motorway in the North West.

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Student Tax Advice

7 October 2009 by Pure Radio

Students applying for jobs might not be aware about paying tax and minimum wages.

Emily spoke to Inspector of Taxes, Michael Allcock, to find out some facts students should know.

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