Autumn Statement 2013
Chancellor George Osborne got a fair share of hurrahs and boohoos at the House of Commons this morning.
As George Osborne leant against the dispatch box to deliver the Autumn Statement, observers across the UK were leaning hard on their keyboards as they frantically typed away, tweeting their reactions to the Chancellor’s vision.
What is the government doing to help small businesses and their employees?
George Osborne was keen to hit home that the government is committed to sticking to their guns in order to bring down the deficit.
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George Osborne will announce a fresh round of spending cuts for Whitehall departments when he delivers his Autumn Statement today.
Autumn Statement: State pension age increase brought forward & those in 20s may have to work until they're 70
Well, in all honesty the headline sounds more exciting than it is, but it’s important nonetheless.
What to expect
You’re hearing about it everywhere - but what does it really mean for you?
George Osborne is set to cap business rate rises to 2% in the Autumn Statement tomorrow.
The business wish list
The government is planning to give its newly created Business Bank a £250m boost, and a permanent headquarters in Sheffield.
Chancellor George Osborne has promised to cut the cost of green levies in the Autumn Statement this Thursday.
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