19

Mar

2015 Spring Budget

Published by Simon Littlejohns

In the run up to this year’s Budget Mr Osborne promised that there would be no ‘unaffordable giveaways’ or ‘gimmicks’ revealed in his speech to sway undecided voters in May’s General Election. In the usual round of speculation leading up to Budget Day there was talk of: a relaxation of the Inheritance Tax rules for […]

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4

Dec

Osborne delivers a SDLT surprise!

Published by friendadmin

George Osborne took on the role of comedian with the delivery of the Autumn Statement yesterday with pointed references to Wallace & Gromit and Life on Mars directed at the opposition benches. Whilst we were forewarned about much of what Mr Osborne had to announce there was one surprise left for his closing flourish. The […]

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20

Mar

Spring Budget 2014

Published by admin

For Budget 2014 the economic pointers are looking better and the Chancellor opened his speech with a positive assessment of the improving economic forecasts and prospects for the future. He said that manufacturing was ‘not finished in the West’ and stressed that the Government is on the side of manufacturers. He also said that he […]

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6

Dec

2013 Autumn Statement

Published by admin

George Osborne presented his latest Autumn Statement on 5th December against a backdrop of increasing optimism and belief that the UK economic recovery is gathering pace. The announcement of a further £3 billion of Government spending cuts may have helped to dampen the enthusiasm of his colleagues. The tax initiatives he detailed had been well […]

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