March 20th, 2013
Deloitte have put together an infographic detailing the winners and losers from today’s budget.
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June 22nd, 2010
Struggling to work out whether you’ll be better or worse off after today’s emergency budget?
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December 10th, 2009
Today’s pre-budget report presented by Chancellor Darling has taken most of today’s headlines, with politics seeming to overtake economics this time round, obviously with an eye on next year’s General election.
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October 23rd, 2009
Probably best to put that champagne on ice, because the UK hasn’t exited the recession as had been expected. The latest GDP figures released show that the UK economy contracted by 0.4% between July and September.
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July 24th, 2009
ThisIsMoney points to an interesting graph comparing the current recession to some of the previous economic slumps.
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July 20th, 2009
Lovemoney.com have produced a video featuring the opinions a few respected financial commentators to try to get to the bottom of whether we’re starting to come out of the recession, or whether we’re destined to suffer from it for some time to come. The conclusions they come to make for …
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April 21st, 2009
So, Britain has officially fallen into a period of deflation, for the first time in nearly 50 years, with the news that the Retail Price Index (RPI), has gone sub zero, to -0.4%.
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March 19th, 2009
The BBC has a run down of the FSA’s bank reform recommendations announced today, which are aimed at bringing us out of this horrible mess and prevent it happening in the future.
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March 5th, 2009
The Bank of England has decided to halve the UK interest rates to a new all-time low of just 0.5%.
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March 4th, 2009
Might be a little late for this poll, but what the heck. The Bank of England will make its monthly decision on interest rates tomorrow (Thursday 5th March), with rates currently sitting at the lowest ever rate of 1%.
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