Savings

Dropping default age would harm business, say employers

Business organisations have reacted with disappointment to news that the government is proposing to remove the default retirement age.

Pension system to see radical reforms

The government is planning to accelerate moves to raise the state pension age for men to 66 as part of a major overhaul of the pensions system.

Emergency Budget 2010: tough measures for tough times

Not for a political generation or two has a Budget generated such intense interest. Pre-announcements by the Coalition Government had prepared everyone for large-scale changes to the tax system and for deep public spending cuts.

Emergency Budget 2010: pensions to be subject of reviews

Several aspects of the pensions system are to come under review as a result of announcements made in the Budget.

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.

What the emergency Budget may mean

The Conservative-Liberal Democrat government’s emergency Budget, set for 22 June, is likely to herald several tax changes.

Overhaul the savings system, says think-tank

The savings system requires major reforms if people are to be encouraged to save more, a leading think-tank has argued.

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