03.03.2011 [The Sun] - MSPs last night called on Chancellor GeorgeOsborne to scrap next month's fuel duty increase. A motion from Transport Minister Keith Brown which also demanded a fuel duty regulator be set up was backed.
04.03.2011 [CITY A.M.] - GEORGEOsborne is pushing for sweeping changes to Britain's planning regime as part of a package of low-cost measures designed to kick-start growth, City AM has learned. He wants to make it much easier for companies to obtain planning consent for new
04.03.2011 [Telegraph.co.uk] - Chancellor GeorgeOsborne has signalled that he plans to tackle the shortage of private investment in small businesses by making a flagship tax incentive more attractive. Speaking at an event in Cheshire last week, GeorgeOsborne said that stimulating
04.03.2011 [Daily Mail] - A report from the Office of Tax Simplification, established by GeorgeOsborne last year, yesterday called for an overhaul of what it described as 'unfair' inheritance tax laws. The proposal will shock families who have worked hard and sought to protect
04.03.2011 [Telegraph.co.uk] - Now the Chancellor must pick up the baton in his Budget. It is time to stop talking and act. Photo: GETTY IMAGES By Richard Fletcher, City Editor 6:20AM GMT 04 Mar 2011 Vince Cable, the Business Secretary, used his Mansion House speech last night to
28.02.2011 [Wall Street Journal (blog)] - Hays' CEO Alistair Cox had a clear message for British Chancellor of the Exchequer GeorgeOsborne: Make the country's small-and-medium-sized businesses feel confident about the future and you don't have to worry about the specter of rapidly rising
03.03.2011 [This is Money (blog)] - My daughter was born in October and managed to fall into the last few months of children to benefit from free CTF vouchers – she got the £50 that the original £250 was cut to by GeorgeOsborne. To be honest though, I'd rather Mr Osborne had decided