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Osborne woos working-class vote with Budget tax cuts - FT.com

Osborne woos working-class vote with Budget tax cuts - FT.com | The Future of the British Economy | Scoop.it
George Osborne is to reject calls from senior Tories to use his Budget next week to give special help to “the squeezed middle”, as he shapes a financial package aimed at wooing working-class voters in marginal constituencies. The chancellor’s
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Low-carbon sector tries to halt Osborne’s freeze on fossil fuel tax - FT.com

Low-carbon sector tries to halt Osborne’s freeze on fossil fuel tax - FT.com | The Future of the British Economy | Scoop.it
The nuclear and renewable energy industries have made a last-ditch attempt to stop George Osborne from freezing a tax on fossil fuels in this week’s Budget, warning the move could jeopardise investment in low-carbon energy schemes. The chancellor is
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George Osborne urged to step up tax relief on capital investment - FT.com

George Osborne urged to step up tax relief on capital investment - FT.com | The Future of the British Economy | Scoop.it
George Osborne is being urged to step up tax relief on capital investment as he prepares to deliver a Budget to support “a Britain that invests”. Investors in roads, water systems, runways and power plants and other forms of infrastructure have been
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Boost the UK economy with green Budget measures

Boost the UK economy with green Budget measures | The Future of the British Economy | Scoop.it
This week’s Budget provides a vital opportunity for George Osborne, the UK chancellor of the exchequer, to boost economic growth and employment by stimulating investment in cleaner and more efficient energy for homes and businesses. The government has estimated that more than £100bn needs to be invested in electricity generation by 2020 to replace ageing power stations with infrastructure that is more efficient and less polluting.
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UK Budget 2014: The wolf at Britain’s door is the Tories’ best ally - FT.com

UK Budget 2014: The wolf at Britain’s door is the Tories’ best ally - FT.com | The Future of the British Economy | Scoop.it
G eorge Osborne’s real achievement as chancellor of the exchequer is that nobody very much cares about the Budget he will give on Wednesday . It must be the least hyped and anticipated for years. What usually gives these events their import is the
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‘Reshoring’ could create 200,000 jobs over next decade - FT.com

‘Reshoring’ could create 200,000 jobs over next decade - FT.com | The Future of the British Economy | Scoop.it
Companies bringing production back to the UK from overseas could create up to 200,000 jobs in Britain over the next decade, as a small but growing trend gains strength. Manufacturing stands to benefit most from “reshoring”, particularly sectors such
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Lord Grabiner is called in to lead Bank forex probe - CITY A.M.

Lord Grabiner is called in to lead Bank forex probe - CITY A.M. | The Future of the British Economy | Scoop.it
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LORD Grabiner was hired yesterday to head the investigation into the foreign exchange scandal at the Bank of England.
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Bank of England's Mark Carney and Other Central Bankers Face Tough ... - Wall Street Journal

Bank of England's Mark Carney and Other Central Bankers Face Tough ... - Wall Street Journal | The Future of the British Economy | Scoop.it
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UK Budget 2014: George Osborne sets welfare trap for Labour - FT.com

UK Budget 2014: George Osborne sets welfare trap for Labour - FT.com | The Future of the British Economy | Scoop.it
George Osborne will use Wednesday’s Budget to announce a cap on more than £100bn of welfare spending, as he tries to set a political trap for Labour at the next election. Although Mr Osborne’s financial statement will be heavy in technical supply-sid
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Fiscal challenges in Britain’s impoverished future - FT.com

Fiscal challenges in Britain’s impoverished future - FT.com | The Future of the British Economy | Scoop.it
Next Wednesday we will watch a piece of British political theatre. Nothing new is likely to emerge from the Budget. Nevertheless, this is an important juncture. With the country less than 14 months from a general election, it is time to consider the
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The unbalanced budget – winners and losers since 2013 - FT.com

The unbalanced budget – winners and losers since 2013 - FT.com | The Future of the British Economy | Scoop.it
The March 19 Budget will be delivered against a background of broad economic positivity, but that tone may not sit well with everyone. Since George Osborne’s speech this time last year, fortunes have been mixed: the labour market has been slow to
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Forecasts of slower growth from 2015 will temper Budget largesse - FT.com

Forecasts of slower growth from 2015 will temper Budget largesse - FT.com | The Future of the British Economy | Scoop.it
George Osborne will announce in Wednesday’s Budget the largest annual upgrade to economic growth since the millennium, but forecasts for a slowing economy from 2015 leave the chancellor little room for largesse in the run-up to next year’s general
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UK Budget 2014: In depth news, commentary and analysis from the Financial Times

UK Budget 2014: In depth news, commentary and analysis from the Financial Times | The Future of the British Economy | Scoop.it
UK Budget 2014: Get in depth coverage of chancellor George Osborne's economic and fiscal strategy report, and financial statement and budget report, from FT.com
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Aerospace and automotive are UK manufacturing’s star performers - FT.com

Aerospace and automotive are UK manufacturing’s star performers - FT.com | The Future of the British Economy | Scoop.it
Britain’s manufacturers are using cutting-edge technology and gadgets to improve products and processes as the sector accelerates its recovery. Significant growth of aerospace and carmaking during the past five years has led many to believe the
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Ranks of UK zombie companies shrink - FT.com

Ranks of UK zombie companies shrink - FT.com | The Future of the British Economy | Scoop.it
The battalions of corporate walking dead are disappearing, say insolvency practitioners, with some being restored to health but others moving closer to insolvency. The so-called zombie companies that can do little more than pay the interest on their
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U.K. House-Price Growth Eases as Pent-Up Demand Cools, RICS Says - Bloomberg

U.K. House-Price Growth Eases as Pent-Up Demand Cools, RICS Says - Bloomberg | The Future of the British Economy | Scoop.it
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