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.
Latest business news
Barclays is ending its sponsorship of London Mayor Boris Johnson’s bike hire scheme in 2015.
The UK’s largest retailer Tesco has come under fire for putting up prices faster than any other British grocer.
Recent business news
Despite George Osborne’s sanguine Autumn Statement in which he announced that the UK economy was racing ahead of those of our European neighbours, the UK is lagging terribly when it comes to keeping up with pay increases across the world.
The payday loans industry has been slammed after it emerged that the number of ads for loans seen by children was as many as 70 a year, a rise of almost 20,000% in the last four years.
Houses aren’t just overvalued in London, but most places in the UK have now entered a housing bubble, according to an economics professor from Warwick University.
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More than 3,000 homes could be built in Canary Wharf as its owners look to reduce the ghost town feel the district has at evenings and weekends.
The Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, rejected fears of economic stagnation but said the UK economy was “a long way from normal” yesterday.
Luxury French fashion brand Louis Vuitton is set to ditch its West End base and move its headquarters to King’s Cross.
A restaurant in China has been cashing in on David Cameron’s visit to the country by introducing a Cameron-themed menu.