UK Budget 2013: Public Sector – 1, Private Sector – 0

March 21, 2013 Leave your thoughts

The 2013 budget has been revealed with a couple of surprises that balance each other out without actually making a dramatic change. Thankfully, the Chancellor resisted the temptation to fiddle around with pension tax relief or the amount of tax-free cash that can be claimed upon the crystallisation of a […]

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UK Budget 2012 – Good for pensions in the long run

March 22, 2012 Leave your thoughts Broken eggs image UK budget 2012

The howl of outrage that has greeted the budget from the pensioners needs to be heard with an amount of scepticism. There is no real argument for treating pensioners more generously, in terms of tax allowances, than those in the productive sector of the economy. The allowances also cause a […]

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