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Posts Tagged ‘George Osborne’

The Autumn Statement

The Chancellor ‘s Autumn Statement was, as expected, a fairly gloomy affair. Whilst observers were pleased to see the Office for Budget Responsibility still predicting growth (even if just 0.7%) next year; the depth to which we are dependant on Europe and the rest of the world was brought home in no uncertain terms. From…

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A budget for Enterprise

The Chancellor, George Osborne, today set out the key aims of his 2011 Budget as reforming the economy to produce “strong, sustainable and balanced growth that is more evenly shared across the country and between industries”. In pursuit of these aims he has announced a number of measures to encourage business and enterprise. One key…

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Budget countdown for higher earners

With less than a week to go before the Budget the rumour mill is in full spate. With every passing remark being scrutinised in depth by the financial press it is sometimes difficult to differentiate between controlled leak and mere speculation. One area hitting the headlines recently has been that of Venture Capital Trusts (VCT).…

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