Spot checks suspended, recession coming, and Scottish credit rating questioned - here's your need-to-know business news roundup.
HMRC has paused its spot-check system following an internal review.
The UK is returning to recession according to a new report.
Figures from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales suggested that falling business confidence and low capital expenditure expectations pointed to a double dip. [BBC]
An independent Scotland may not hold onto a triple-A credit rating according to credit agencies.
The country would not inherit the UK’s rating, and would reportedly lose several notches. [FT]