Posts Tagged ‘chancellor’

Angela Merkel may triumph but what will her government look like?

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

By Jaisal Pastakia, Investment Manager at Heartwood Investment Management

According to Bloomberg’s poll of polls, it looks likely that Angela Merkel will be re-elected as Chancellor for a fourth term. (more…)

CBI Response to Chancellor's Conference Speech

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

The CBI has responded to a speech given by the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, at the Conservative Party Conference.


Chancellor unveils ‘devolution revolution’ to drive jobs and local growth

Monday, October 5th, 2015

George Osborne to 'fix' the way the country is run with a 'devolution revolution'


UNISON report exposes truth behind the Chancellor’s pay con trick

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Thousands of low-income households will be worse off next April when the increase in the minimum wage is more than wiped out by changes to tax credits, according to a new report from UNISON published today (more…)

TheCityUK comments on relaunch of Financial Services Trade & Investment Board

Saturday, July 11th, 2015

TheCityUK has commented on the relaunch of the Financial Services Trade & Investment Board (FSTIB), announced by Chancellor George Osborne. (more…)

Osborne 10/1 to congratulate England’s Lionesses on World Cup success in budget speech

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Although inheritance tax levels and benefit caps should feature heavily, Chancellor George Osborne is 10/1 with Betway to congratulate the England Women’s football team in Wednesday’s emergency budget speech. (more…)

Business leaders call for bold investment-boosting Budget to create ‘equity economy’

Sunday, July 5th, 2015

The Chancellor must radically simplify the tax system in the Budget next week in order to unleash investment and give more people a stake in the private sector, the Institute of Directors has urged today [Sunday 5 July]. (more…)

ACCA reacts to ‘political budget from political Chancellor’

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

According to ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), this was a political Budget focused on a range of populist measures, as was to be expected this close to the General Election. (more…)

Here is yet another chancellor applying to join the magic circle – EY ITEM Club comments

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Commenting on the Chancellor's Autumn Statement Peter Spencer, chief economic advisor to the EY ITEM Club, said:

“Here is yet another chancellor applying to join the magic circle. (more…)

Mortgages to be capped

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Under new powers being considered for the re-invigorated Bank of England (BoE), is one to give it control over the maximum loan to value percentage that a lender can offer.

This could be part of wider powers where the BoE would be able to restrict (more…)

Darling prepares for assault on the public sector

Sunday, January 24th, 2010


Who is on the tightrope

Thursday, December 10th, 2009


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