Government Announcements

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Autumn Statement 2014: reaction

The Chancellor George Osborne has delivered the 2014 Autumn Statement. Here is a summary of immediate reaction from the UK's leading business and industry bodies.

Autumn Statement 2014: other measures

The 2014 Autumn Statement speech was delivered to Parliament by Chancellor George Osborne on Wednesday 3 December 2014. Here we summarise some of the measures relating to investment and government spending.

Autumn Statement 2014: personal finances

The Autumn Statement 2014 was delivered by the Chancellor George Osborne on 3 December 2014. Here's a summary of the headline announcements that will impact upon personal finances.

Autumn Statement 2014: business announcements

The Chancellor George Osborne delivered his 2014 Autumn Statement speech to the House of Commons on Wednesday 3 December 2014. This is a summary of the main announcements and measures that affect businesses.

Autumn Statement 2014: at a glance

Chancellor George Osborne gave his final Autumn Statement speech before the next general election to parliament on Wednesday 3 December. This is our summary of the headline announcements for both businesses and individuals.

Autumn Statement 2014: expectations

The Chancellor George Osborne will deliver the final Autumn Statement of this parliament early this afternoon. We look at what certain interested parties are calling for or expecting from the Chancellor's speech.

Committee to examine Prompt Payment Code

Businesses and the public sector will lead a new advisory board designed to strengthen the Prompt Payment Code, the government has announced.

Unemployment rate falls to 6%

The number of unemployed people fell by 154,000 to 1.97 million between June and August 2014, according to official figures.

Bill introduces April 2015 pension reforms

Draft legislation that sets out the pension reforms announced at the 2014 Budget has now been published.

New support for online exporters

UK businesses will have access to a new package of services designed to boost online exports, UK Trade and Investment has announced.

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