The Budget's key points listed.
Junior Isas, a new form of tax-free savings account for children, were confirmed for launch in the 2011 Budget, delivered yesterday by Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne.
Fuel duty is to be cut by 1p a litre from Wednesday night, part of a raft of measures aimed at easing the burden of rising petrol prices on families and businesses.
British inflation jumped to a shock 28-month high of 4.4pc and public borrowing recorded its worst February since records began last month, official data showed on Tuesday.
Anyone under the age of 30 will not receive the state pension until they reach 70 years old under Government plans to increase the retirement age.
Bank of England chief economist Spencer Dale turned the screw on his fellow interest rate-setters over high inflation, as he warned they are "in the dock" over their failure to keep price rises on target.
Mobile phones are being discarded or sold before personal details including Pin numbers and passwords are erased, experts say.
Three members of the Bank of England's rate-setting body are again alone in voting for an interest rate rise, minutes show.
HBOS launches two inflation-linked bonds paying up to 7%, but higher rate taxpayers cannot combat the effects of inflation.
Buried in the budget is the welcome news that National Savings will once again be allowed to issue index-linked bonds.
With London 2012 Olympic tickets now on sale, fears that fraudsters will seek to profit from people's desire to attend the games has prompted the Official ticket provider to launch a new ticket scam spotting site.
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John Lewis has closed its 5-year fixed-rate bond three weeks ahead of schedule after raising its £50m target in a fortnight. Offering 4.5% annual interest, plus 2% in vouchers it offered a market-leading rate.
Mortgage providers have been criticised for plans to penalise consumers who are paying into pension schemes by restricting the sums they can borrow.
Leading groups feel effects of sharp drop in public investment in new construction projects and stalling of existing programmes.
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