Tag: budget

3 min Read 30 Oct 2018
Economy The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has revised its growth forecast to 1.6% up from 1.3% for 2019 and to 1.4% for 2020 (up from 1.3%) Chancellor forecasts 800,000 more jobs by 2023 OBR confirm that our national debt TO GDP to fall faster than forecast in the Spring...

2 min Read 22 Nov 2017
Economy Growth forecast for 2017 downgraded from 2% to 1.5% Annual rate of inflation forecast to fall to 2% later this year Productivity growth and business investment forecast to fall Annual borrowing forecast lower than original forecast at £49.9bn Personal taxation Personal allowance increased to £11,850 from April 2018 Higher...

1 min Read 03 Dec 2014
Autumn Statement 2014: The Key Points Here are the main points that affect your finances as announced in the Chancellor George Osborne's Autumn Statement. Taxation Stamp Duty A full overhaul of Stamp Duty rates by charging duty only on the portion of the property value that falls within each band,...