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22nd April 2009

Budget 2009: business support – credit backing for businesses

Responding to concerns that smaller firms are struggling with problems of credit risk, the...

22nd April 2009

Budget 2009: business tax – help for loss-making firms

The Chancellor has extended a scheme aimed at helping loss-making firms ease their cashflow...

22nd April 2009

Budget 2009: personal tax – 50 per cent top rate on income tax

Future tax rises were always likely to be on the agenda as the Chancellor seeks to reassure the...

22nd April 2009

Budget 2009: the economy – borrowing up, growth down

The Chancellor was forced to revise his estimates for the rate at which the UK economy will...

22nd April 2009

Budget 2009: an outline summary

The Chancellor has delivered one of the most important Budgets in years against a backdrop of...

21st April 2009

Government announces strategic business plan

The government has set out plans for extra investment in the UK’s business and industrial future...