Budget 2013

Budget 2013: How does it affect your wallet?

Budget 2013: How does it affect you?

George Osborne has delivered his fourth budget and introduced measures to support the housing market, cut fuel and beer duty and raised the income tax allowance to £10,000.

Will the 'Help To Buy' scheme lead to higher prices?

OBR: Main impact of 'Help To Buy' will be higher house prices

The Office of Budget Responsibility told MPs today that the main impact of the 'Help To Buy' scheme set out in the budget will be to increase house prices.

Most people think there financial situation will get worse after the budget

Budget 2013: UK households don't feel budget has helped them

Surveys by uSwitch and Moneysupermarket show that the majority of UK households don't feel that the budget has helped their finances.

CTFs may be allowed to be transferred to Junior ISAs

CTF balances may be allowed to be transferred to Junior ISAs

Chiled Trust Fund balances may be allowed to be transferred to Junior ISAs after the government launched a consultation on the issue as part of its budget announcements.

What will the Chancellor announce in the budget?

Budget 2013: Workers to benefit from £10,000 personal allowance

George Osborne presents his budget on Wednesday March 20th under pressure to deliver measures to promote growth but still cut the deficit. What will the Chancellor say?

Budget 2013: Expert reaction

Budget 2013: Expert reaction to George Osborne's 4th budget

We round up what the industry experts think of the Chancellor's budget for 2013 as George Osborne cancels a fuel duty rise and raises the tax threshold to £10,000.

The OBR has revised down GDP forecasts for 2013

OBR cuts 2013 UK growth forecast by half to just 0.6%

The Office for Budget Responsibility has cut the UK growth forecast from 1.2 per cent to 0.6 per cent as the Chancellor admits it will take two years longer than planned.

Budget 2013 live: All the key points at a glance

Budget 2013 Live: Key points at a glance

The budget as it happens. Follow all the major announcements in the Chancellor's budget as George Osborne presents his fourth budget since the coalition came to power.

Budget day could see a change to the central bank's remit announced

Osborne announces changes to Bank of England remit

The Chancellor, George Osborne, presents his budget on Wednesday and it could see the announcement of a change to the Bank of England's remit.

George Osborne prepares to announce the budget on March 20th

Budget 2013: Osborne expected to announce more housebuilding

Business leaders are urging the Chancellor, George Osborne to go for growth and invest in infrastructure projects ahead of the budget on Wednesday March 20th.

Living costs increased four times faster than wages since 2008

Living costs rise 4x faster than wages as Brits fear budget

New research shows that since 2008 living costs have risen four times faster than wages and most UK households believe next week's budget will make things worse.

The CBI has called on the government to boost construction investment

Budget 2013: Business lobby Osborne to put growth before cuts

Business organisations have called on the government to use the budget to help revive the UK economy by building 50,000 new homes.

The BCC urges Osborne to deliver on his promises in the forthcoming budget

BCC cuts UK growth forecast and calls for radical budget

The British Chamber of Commerce says the UK economy will only grow by 0.6 per cent this year and calls for the Chancellor George Osborne to deliver a radical budget.

Retailers are urging Mr Osborne to delay a planned business rates rise

Upbeat services sector and retail sales head off triple-dip risk

Positive data from the services sector and retail sales for February suggest the UK could avoid a triple-dip recession and that the decision on QE by the MPC is too close to call.

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