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Inflation rise puts savings under greater pressure

A combination of low interest rates and rising inflation means that savers are likely to see even poorer returns on their money.

Rise in national insurance contributions could pressure wages

The Chancellor’s decision to increase national insurance contributions might see a squeeze on wages, a think tank has warned.

Chancellor leaves gap between CGT and income tax untouched

Contrary to the expectations of some commentators, the Chancellor chose not to make any changes to the rate of capital gains tax in the pre-Budget Report.

Pre-Budget Report 2009: an overview

The Chancellor, Alistair Darling introduced a pre-election pre-Budget Report to the Commons that would, he said, “build a strong economy and a fair society”.

Pre-Budget Report 2009: an outline summary

Pre-Budget Report 2009: an outline summary

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