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UK Budget Preview: What to expect?

The Chancellor will unveil his Budget tomorrow, which is expected to be a quieter affair than Liz Truss & Kwasi Kwarteng's min-budget. The Chancellor has little wiggle room so huge give-aways are unlikely.

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March 14, 2023 08:21 AM
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Pound, FTSE unimpressed by fiscal statement

Tax hikes are going to chock any chances of economic growth that there might be...

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November 17, 2022 01:00 PM

UK Autumn Budget preview

On Thursday the Chancellor is due to unveil his fiscal statement alongside the OBR forecasts. Tax rises and spending cuts are expected to plug a £50 billion black hole.

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November 14, 2022 09:37 AM

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