Budget

Emergency Budget 2010: companies see corporation tax reduction

The Chancellor delivered against his earlier promises to cut the rate of corporation tax.

Emergency Budget 2010: CGT increases but not for all

The six-week long debate over the exact nature of the coalition government’s commitment to a hike in capital gains tax is finally over.

Emergency Budget 2010: VAT to rise

As had been expected, the Chancellor has chosen to raise the basic rate of VAT, from 17.5 per cent to 20 per cent.

Emergency Budget 2010: Speech headlines

The Chancellor has concluded his emergency Budget speech. We are now in the process of updating our Budget Report and putting together a series of news articles. However, the headline news from the Chancellor’s statement is:

Emergency Budget 2010: Speech begins

The Chancellor, George Osborne has risen to his feet in the House of Commons at 12.30 pm and has embarked on what is regarded as one of the most important and far-reaching Budget speeches in a generation.

Economic recovery remains 'fragile'

The UK’s economic recovery, although in progress, is fragile and could be put at risk by the eurozone debt crisis and turmoil in the financial markets, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has warned.

A New Budget: 22 June 2010

Budget 2010: an overview

“This will be a Budget to secure the recovery, tackle borrowing and invest in our industrial future” was how the Chancellor, Alistair Darling summed up the last Budget before the next general election.

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