The Mayor of London has committed to supporting 10,000 new council homes in the next four years.
Sadiq Khan today offered new funding of £1.67bn to help councils in their quest to build new social.. City A.M. - Published
Government intervention is not what most founders are typically looking for.
But, in The Leap 100 April poll on corporate tax, respondents suggested they were either satisfied or very satisfied with.. City A.M. - Published
Last month’s inaugural Spring Statement had everything one might expect from a chancellor more renowned for fiscal prudence than visionary reform.
Philip Hammond did, however, acknowledge the.. City A.M. - Published
The UK has gone from the fastest growing economy in the G7 to the slowest, prompting the chancellor to use the Spring Statement to address our country’s longstanding productivity.. City A.M. - Published
After enjoying years of a windfall driven by low interest rates, the UK’s heavily-mortgaged consumers are in for a rude awakening in the coming years. The pendulum could be set to swing firmly in.. City A.M. - Published
As Thomas Jefferson may or may not have said, the price of liberty is eternal fiscal vigilance. And that liberty, that freedom to be, is vital.
Here in this country, we have seen under this.. City A.M. - Published
ONE OF the issues facing governments in the era of the gig economy is how to distinguish between people selling on unwanted goods for pocket money and those for whom it is a primary business.
The.. City A.M. - Published
On Tuesday 13 March the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, presented to Parliament the first Spring Statement under the ‘Better Budgets' timetable, comprising a single major.. Mondaq - Published
Last week’s Spring Statement by chancellor Philip Hammond has led to predictable calls to “abandon austerity”.
With massive hyperbole, Labour accused him of “astounding complacency” in the.. City A.M. - Published
Julian Feiner of Dentons, London, discusses the UK government's updated position on corporate tax and the digital economy, published March 13, 2018 as part of the government's Spring Statement. Mondaq - Published
“Bouncing is what Tiggers do best,” says the ever-optimistic feline to Winnie the Pooh.
Indeed, bouncing the UK into growth is the goal of the chancellor Philip Hammond, who described himself as.. City A.M. - Published
Britain's growth expectations have been upgraded today by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), but the UK will remain among the worst performing economies in the G7 until at least 2020, the group.. City A.M. - Published
Garry White, chief investment commentator, looks at the market moving events that have shaped the UK equity markets this week (March 12 to March 16, 2018).
This week, Barbadian singing sensation.. City A.M. - Published
Moody's said this morning it "remains to be seen" whether the UK government's spending cuts will be delivered in order to keep trimming the budget deficit.
The ratings agency said a question mark.. City A.M. - Published
FT Money editor Claer Barrett and guests on the surprise potential demise of 1p and 2p coins, announced in the Spring Statement this week and changes to the Enterprise Investment Scheme loved by.. FT.com - Published
A decade on from the financial crisis, public debt is now falling at last as a proportion of GDP, albeit slowly. Public borrowing is projected to decline from 86 per cent of GDP this year to 78 per.. City A.M. - Published
The Chancellor used facts and stats to paint a picture of a rosy economy; the shadow Chancellor used figures to paint a picture of gloom. How did they do it? We put the numbers under the microscope. MailOnline - Published
The government would have to raise taxes by £30bn a year to keep government spending level while also hitting the chancellor's targets, according to the influential Institute for Fiscal Studies.. City A.M. - Published
The Spring Budget may have been downgraded to a mere Statement – with all fiscal announcements reserved for the November Budget – but yesterday’s speech by the chancellor still gave some useful.. City A.M. - Published
Cash-in-hand payments could be banned to ensure people full tax under proposals published in the Spring Statement in a bid to generate £3.5 billion in revenues for the U.K Treasury. MailOnline - Published
Treasury documents published alongside the Chancellor's Spring Statement raise questions about the future of the small change, pointing out they are increasingly 'falling out of circulation'. MailOnline - Published
Despite a muted outlook for growth, Philip Hammond was in a jolly mood yesterday, repeating his view that there is “light at the end of the tunnel” for the government’s finances, and telling the.. City A.M. - Published
The Chamber had filled to about two-thirds capacity and there was a sense of middling excitement when Philip Hammond approached the despatch box just after 12.30pm, writes QUENTIN LETTS. MailOnline - Published