Useful links
Find the FTSE100 index value for any specified date or period.

Exchange rates

Indexation allowance
Find the current indexation allowance applicable to an asset acquired in any month since March 1982. (N.B. From April 1998 onwards, the indexation allowance is only applicable to disposals by companies.)

Stamp duty – disadvantaged areas
Check whether a property qualifies for the disadvantaged area stamp duty concession. Note: new postcode areas may not be immediately added to the list, and the up-to-date position can be confirmed by telephoning

Insolvencies – individuals
On-line register of individual bankruptcies and individual voluntary arrangements.

EC Distance Selling Thresholds
Check VAT registration thresholds for sales of goods to private consumers in other EC countries.

World clock
Check the current time in any other city
Full text of Acts of Parliament since 1988
Official UK statistics on vast range of subjects


Official Links
National Audit Office
Bank of England
The London Stock Exchange


Professional Bodies
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
Association of Business Recovery Professionals
Chartered Institute of Taxation


Government departments

HM Revenue & Customs
HM Revenue & Customs home page

HM Revenue & Customs: VAT
HM Revenue & Customs VAT home page

HM Treasury
HM Treasury home page

Department of Trade & Industry
DTI home page
Companies House
Information Commissioner’s Office
The Insolvency Service
Tax office addresses – search by name or number
10 Downing Street