It's not just the economy plunging into the red! Theresa May makes the most of it too, stealing the 2016 budget show ... - Daily Mail

Budget Day is traditionally a time when all eyes are on the Chancellor of the Exchequer. But yesterday Theresa May managed to upstage George Osborne's speech – not through any political statement but with her daring choice of clothing. As the ...

Osborne strikes balance with corporation tax cuts in Budget - Financial Times

George Osborne's latest move to cut corporation tax will not make the UK more attractive as an investment destination nor cut the tax burden on big business, experts claimed on Thursday. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select the topic, we ...

Osborne Faces More Criticism Over UK Budget-Surplus Target - Bloomberg

U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne came under further criticism from economists for pegging his policies to a legally-binding fiscal target to balance the books, calling his economic credibility into question. A day after the chancellor ...

British chancellor George Osborne is in traps of his own devising - Irish Times

What was the purpose of yesterday's Budget announcements? One aim was to escape the painful implications of the Office for Budget Responsibility's new forecasts. A second goal was to advance a new slogan: after years of cosseting the elderly, the ...

Here is the evidence for George Osborne's secret plan to fill Britain with more immigrants - Business Insider

Chancellor George Osborne can only meet his budget target — getting the UK government into surplus by 2020 — if there are high levels of immigration, according to The Guardian. And that immigration will have to occur at the same time as the ...

Budget 2016: Bad News Stories 'Buried' By George Osborne's Budget - Huffington Post UK

George Osborne's Budget yesterday handed Fleet Street a big story - a tax on fizzy drinks to tackle Britain's growing obesity crisis. Newspapers were grateful for the hand-out, and duly splashed the “sugar tax” on their front pages (though none were ...

Budget 2016: shared grandparental leave proposals to be unveiled in May - Personnel Today

The first consultation on the extension of shared parental leave to grandparents will be launched in May, Chancellor George Osborne announced in the Budget. Grandparental leave: current options for employees. Right to request flexible working ...

Budget 2016 summary: Key points at-a-glance - BBC News

George Osborne has delivered his eighth Budget as chancellor. Here are the main points of what he said. Health and education. Soft drinks and sugar cubes Image copyright PA. A new sugar tax on the soft drinks industry to be introduced in two years ...

Sugar tax: what does it mean, which drinks will be affected, and will it work? - Telegraph.co.uk

George Osborne is introducing a new sugar levy on the soft drinks industry to combat obesity. In his Budget, announced on March 16 2016, Mr Osborne told MPs: "Doing the right thing for the next generation is what this government and this Budget is about.

Budget 2016: George Osborne announces sugar tax on soft drinks industry - The Independent

George Osborne has announced a sugar tax on the soft drinks industry as part of the 2016 Budget. Soft drinks manufacturers will be taxed according to the volume of the sugar-sweetened drinks they produce or import. Drinks will fall into two bands: one ...

Sugar tax: How will it work? - BBC News

A new sugar tax on the soft drinks industry will be introduced in the UK, the chancellor has announced as he unveiled his Budget. It is something that has been talked about for some time, but has still come as a surprise. The move has been hailed by ...

Sugar tax: How bold is it? - BBC News

The announcement by Chancellor George Osborne that a tax on sugary drinks is to be introduced in the UK came as a surprise - ministers had spent months suggesting they were against the idea. But just how bold is it? There are two ways of looking at it.

Budget 2016 explained: Summary of key announcements from sugar tax to petrol prices - Mirror.co.uk

George Osborne has unveiled a dramatic 'sugary drinks tax' in a bid to hide grim economic forecasts and soaring levels of public debt. In a bittersweet Budget for families the Tory Chancellor slapped a £500million-a-year levy on fizzy drinks firms ...

Rail projects galore... but when will they ever be completed? High Speed 3 and Crossrail 2 get backing in the Budget - Daily Mail

George Osborne got behind a string of high profile transport projects yesterday – but left it unclear when they will be completed. The Chancellor announced backing for part of High Speed 3, a proposed rail line crossing the North of England. He also ...

Crackdown on sweeteners for big business: Corporation tax cut again as chancellor promises to close loopholes which ... - Daily Mail

The Chancellor has promised to close loopholes which allow multinational firms to avoid paying tax in the UK. George Osborne also set out further cuts to corporation tax, which he said would attract business to Britain and provide a boost to local firms.

Osborne drags 'neutral' watchdog into EU row: Tory fury as Chancellor claims Office for Budget Responsibility is ... - Daily Mail

George Osborne faced a furious Tory backlash last night after suggesting that Britain's independent economic watchdog was in favour of remaining in the EU. The Chancellor was accused of 'politicising' the independent Office for Budget Responsibility ...

Osborne Cuts Company Tax, Targets Sugar as UK Growth Slows - Bloomberg

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced a further cut in the main rate of company tax and put a levy on sugary drinks as he warned the U.K. economy will grow less quickly in each of the next five years than previously forecast. In his ...

Osborne's helping hand for the middle classes as he lifts 585000 out of 40p tax, freezes petrol duty and slashes ... - Daily Mail

George Osborne today finally offered relief to the middle class after six years of pain as he announced the 40p income tax threshold would rise to £45,000 next year. The leap toward his manifesto pledge of £50,000 will lift 585,000 workers out of the ...

Budget 2016: Despite the slogan there is little relief for the young generation - The Independent

A Budget headlined by George Osborne as “putting the next generation first” was long overdue because in his six years as Chancellor, he has put the young last. But his measures may do little to correct the dangerous imbalance between today's pensioners ...

Osborne Tax Cuts Calm Tory `Brexit' Feud -- for a Day at Least - Bloomberg

The feud roiling Britain's governing Conservatives eased, for at least a day, when Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne reminded them what they all can endorse: tax cuts. QuickTake Will Britain Leave the EU? Appealing to core constituencies, the ...