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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;

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

Daily MailIt's not just the economy plunging into the red! Theresa May makes the most of it too, stealing the 2016 budget show ...Daily MailBudget 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 ...and more »

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

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

Financial TimesOsborne strikes balance with corporation tax cuts in BudgetFinancial TimesGeorge 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 ...and more »

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

Osborne Faces More Criticism Over UK Budget-Surplus TargetBloombergU.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 ...and more »

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

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

Irish TimesBritish chancellor George Osborne is in traps of his own devisingIrish TimesWhat 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 ...and more »

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

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

Business InsiderHere is the evidence for George Osborne's secret plan to fill Britain with more immigrantsBusiness InsiderChancellor 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 ...and more »

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

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

Huffington Post UKBudget 2016: Bad News Stories 'Buried' By George Osborne's BudgetHuffington Post UKGeorge 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 ...and more »

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

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

Personnel TodayBudget 2016: shared grandparental leave proposals to be unveiled in MayPersonnel TodayThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

BBC NewsBudget 2016 summary: Key points at-a-glanceBBC NewsGeorge 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 ...and more »

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

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

Telegraph.co.ukSugar tax: what does it mean, which drinks will be affected, and will it work?Telegraph.co.ukGeorge 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.and more »

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

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

The IndependentBudget 2016: George Osborne announces sugar tax on soft drinks industryThe IndependentGeorge 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 ...and more »

Sugar tax: How will it work? - BBC News;

Sugar tax: How will it work? - BBC News

BBC NewsSugar tax: How will it work?BBC NewsA 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 ...and more »

Sugar tax: How bold is it? - BBC News;

Sugar tax: How bold is it? - BBC News

BBC NewsSugar tax: How bold is it?BBC NewsThe 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.and more »

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

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

Mirror.co.ukBudget 2016 explained: Summary of key announcements from sugar tax to petrol pricesMirror.co.ukGeorge 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 ...and more »

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

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

Daily MailRail projects galore... but when will they ever be completed? High Speed 3 and Crossrail 2 get backing in the BudgetDaily MailGeorge 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 ...and more »

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

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

Daily MailCrackdown on sweeteners for big business: Corporation tax cut again as chancellor promises to close loopholes which ...Daily MailThe 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.and more »

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

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

Daily MailOsborne drags 'neutral' watchdog into EU row: Tory fury as Chancellor claims Office for Budget Responsibility is ...Daily MailGeorge 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 ...and more »

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

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

BloombergOsborne Cuts Company Tax, Targets Sugar as UK Growth SlowsBloombergChancellor 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 ...and more »

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

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

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

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

The IndependentBudget 2016: Despite the slogan there is little relief for the young generationThe IndependentA 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 ...and more »

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

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

BloombergOsborne Tax Cuts Calm Tory `Brexit' Feud -- for a Day at LeastBloombergThe 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 ...and more »