Positive growth forecasts and falling unemployment set a positive tone for this year’s Budget speech, although the Chancellor was frank in his admission that the deficit is still too large. He targeted measures to increase saving, investment, building and exports. We are reviewing the Budget documents which have now been released and will be blogging … Continue reading Export more. Save more. Invest more. Build more.
Despite the gathering pace of the UK economic recovery, the Chancellor has warned that there is a “long way to go” and that 2014 will be “a year of hard truths”. With the 2015 general election looming, the Budget is likely to be more political than normal. The Chancellor has said that he will focus … Continue reading Getting ready for the Budget 2014
Rumours are flying around the City about what George Osborne will say in his budget on Wednesday. His objectives (often conflicting) will be to come up with measures which foster enterprise and innovation and make the UK a more attractive place to do business whilst increasing tax revenues and clamping down on tax avoidance (and … Continue reading Predictions for the Budget 2013