About Michael O'Dwyer

Michael is a financial journalism student at City, University of London.

2019 Articles

KPMG downgrades UK economic growth forecast for 2019 due to Brexit
KPMG downgrades UK economic growth forecast for 2019 due to Brexit
Audit firm KPMG has downgraded its short term expectations for the UK economy due to the lack of clarity around [...]
March 25, 2019
HMRC doubles number of investigations into apprenticeship levy underpayments
HMRC doubles number of investigations into apprenticeship levy underpayments
The number of investigations by tax authorities into underpayment of the apprenticeship levy has more than doubled in a year. [...]
March 25, 2019
Non-EU investment in London commercial property rose 75 per cent in 2018
Non-EU investment in London commercial property rose 75 per cent in 2018
Purchases of London commercial property by non-EU investors soared last year, rising 75 per cent on 2017. But investment from [...]
March 25, 2019
London tourism industry pivots to long-haul markets in the face of Brexit
London tourism industry pivots to long-haul markets in the face of Brexit
  Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, the royal family: London is blessed with renowned attractions wrapped in tradition and heritage most [...]
March 24, 2019
Majority of businesses not budgeting for increased recruitment costs after Brexit
Majority of businesses not budgeting for increased recruitment costs after Brexit
More than three-quarters of UK businesses have put no additional funds in place to meet the costs of international recruitment [...]
March 24, 2019
From funding pub refurbs to legal costs, here are some unusual Isa investments on offer
From funding pub refurbs to legal costs, here are some unusual Isa investments on offer
Nobody wants to put their hard-earned savings into rubbish assets. Unless, that is, you want to use your annual Isa allowance [...]
March 6, 2019
Number of late night alcohol licences falls as consumer behaviour changes
Number of late night alcohol licences falls as consumer behaviour changes
The number of pubs, bars and nightclubs with late-night licences has fallen by a fifth over the last five years [...]
March 3, 2019
McDonald's kicks off National Apprenticeship Week with 750 apprenticeships
McDonald's kicks off National Apprenticeship Week with 750 apprenticeships
McDonald’s will today announce more than £2m worth of apprenticeship opportunities for new and current employees in the UK this [...]
March 3, 2019
UK ports propose 10-point plan to boost investment and trade
UK ports propose 10-point plan to boost investment and trade
A new 10-point plan to be revealed today will set out proposals aimed at boosting investment in the UK’s ports. [...]
March 3, 2019
Carmaker Porsche facing German tax investigation
Carmaker Porsche facing German tax investigation
Luxury carmaker Porsche is facing an investigation over alleged tax debts. The sportscar manufacturer said on Sunday that it was [...]
March 3, 2019
Pimlico Plumbers boss Charlie Mullins takes home £4.9m in dividends
Pimlico Plumbers boss Charlie Mullins takes home £4.9m in dividends
Plumbing millionaire Charlie Mullins bagged £4.9m in dividends from his Pimlico Plumbers business last year, according to new accounts. The [...]
March 3, 2019
The future of news: could tax breaks make online news sustainable?
The future of news: could tax breaks make online news sustainable?
Sarah Cartwright’s news kiosk is as much a fixture in Sloane Square as the high-end boutiques that have surrounded it [...]
March 3, 2019
Man Group ends sponsorship of Booker Prize after 18 years
Man Group ends sponsorship of Booker Prize after 18 years
Britain’s most high profile literary award, the Man Booker Prize, has lost its headline sponsor after Man Group announced on [...]
January 27, 2019
JD Sports owner heads list of the UK's top 50 taxpayers
JD Sports owner heads list of the UK's top 50 taxpayers
Financiers, hedge fund managers and housebuilders dominated a new list revealing the UK’s biggest taxpayers, published on Sunday. The Sunday [...]
January 27, 2019