Around 400,000 companies
‘Make it simpler for SMEs’
Shortest-serving Chancellor for 50 years
Findings expected Budget day
Mental health crisis service announced by Chancellor
Chancellor George Osborne has announced changes to the benefits system, including lowering the cap on benefits and changes to the Employment and Support Allowance.
The chancellor George Osborne has announced that the threshold for inheritance tax for a couple will rise to £1m.
Six things advisers need to know
The Budget's lack of detail on what the Diverted Profits Tax means for the reinsurance industry by Colin Graham UK insurance tax leader at PwC.
Mazars' has produced a wishlist for the budget, including reducing the rate of insurance premium tax (IPT) to 0%.
Unum is not backing industry discussions around auto-enrolment(AE) for group risk and is instead calling on the government to introduce a temporary tax relief for SMEs with group income protection (GIP) plans.
The King's Fund has called for more money to be found in the autumn statement to prevent a financial crisis in the NHS.
Huw Evans will succeed Otto Thoresen as director general of the Association of British Insurers (ABI) in February 2015.
The government will undertake a call for evidence on remuneration practices to inform future policy changes, as it believes current rules can lead to "unfair outcomes".
Hargreaves Lansdown's shares rose on news the government is set to increase the personal ISA allowance to £15,000, whilst life company stocks tumbled, after chancellor George Osborne unveiled the latest Budget.
UK spending on welfare is to be capped at £119.5bn for 2015-2016, Chancellor George Osborne has announced.
Childcare vouchers could be reprieved with an increased cap limit as part of an apparent government u-turn in this week's Budget, according to reports.
Chancellor George Osborne is to tell the electorate this week that his debt plans are in ruins, with the deadline for bringing UK debt down pushed back by many years.
European leaders are set to announce a long-term deal that would see the EU budget cut, in real terms, for the first time since the European Union was created.
Policymakers should focus on making existing regulatory powers work before jumping to extend their remit, or risk damaging UK competitiveness, says the Association of British Insurers (ABI).
General insurance brokers could be hit with a £20m bill from the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) and a further £40m hike next year as the fallout from payment protection insurance (PPI) continues.
This year's budget did little for insurance