I was eagerly watching the Budget today to find out what the Chancellor would announce and what that would mean for consumers. We’ve polled the public to see what they think about George Osborne’s 2013 Budget.
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With the Budget looming closer, our research reveals that the average household has slashed over £12,000 from their spending since the financial crisis. Will the Budget bring relief to struggling Brits?
The presents are unwrapped; the turkey sandwiches are getting monotonous and New Year’s eve is a happy, if hazy, memory. So what resolutions have you promised to abide by in 2013?
George Osborne has delivered his third Autumn Statement amid a stagnating economy and a budget deficit that refuses to shrink. But how will the measures he announced today impact on your personal finances?
Pasty-gate – it’s a phrase that’s been in the mouths of the media ever since last week’s Budget 2012. So, as I ate my lunch yesterday (homemade sandwiches) I decided to find out what all the fuss was about.
Now that the big headlines generated by last week’s Budget have died down, it’s time to take a closer look at some of the details. One titbit that interested me was the focus on broadband…
So, how was it for you? According to the opinion poll we carried out straight after the Budget, most were unimpressed. Six in ten felt the Budget would make no difference or would be worse for their family.
Predictions of an increase in consumer spending might paint a rosy picture of economic recovery, but if that comes at the cost of your savings, we need a Budget that will put money back in people’s pockets.
Our son was born on Christmas Day 2010. This brings various logistical issues but a financial dilemma too. It’s one that I’m hoping will be rectified by Chancellor George Osborne in his Budget tomorrow.
A year on from Chancellor George Osborne’s ‘Budget for Growth’ in 2011, Britain and consumers are still in poor financial health. So what do we want from the government’s 2012 Budget?
George Osborne’s first Autumn Statement comes amidst an encircling financial crisis and fears of a double-dip recession. Will any of his plans make a difference to the man and woman on the street?
Book a flight from a UK airport and money flows into the Treasury’s coffers in the form of Air Passenger Duty (APD). Starting your long-haul flight in Europe could get around this – but does it leave us any better off?
The weight of public opinion meant that George Osborne was virtually compelled to cut fuel duty in yesterday’s Budget. But the reality is that motorists are unlikely to feel better off this year.
From increasing the personal tax allowance, to better tax relief for new businesses, are you convinced that this year’s Budget has done enough to help people out in austere times? Or is it too little too late?