[The Sun] - MSPs last night called on Chancellor George Osborne 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.
[CITY A.M.] - GEORGE Osborne 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
[Telegraph.co.uk] - Chancellor George Osborne 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, George Osborne said that stimulating
[Daily Mail] - A report from the Office of Tax Simplification, established by George Osborne 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
[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 Vince Cable, the Business Secretary, used his Mansion House speech last night to
[Wall Street Journal (blog)] - Hays' CEO Alistair Cox had a clear message for British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne: 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
[Wall Street Journal (blog)] - Take the UK Pressure is on British Chancellor George Osborne to abandon a planned increase in fuel tax, set for the start of April, as a way to mitigate the effect of fast rising oil prices. At the same time, his front-loaded austerity program means
[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 George Osborne. To be honest though, I'd rather Mr Osborne had decided