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First dip in household disposable income in three decades

The extent of the challenges facing the UK economy were set in perspective with the news that take home pay for the average British household fell last year for the first time since 1981.

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Small businesses question impact of the Budget

While the Budget may not have any adverse effects, small businesses have voiced scepticism over the benefits it will deliver, according to a recent snapshot survey.

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50p rate tax likely to be dropped at some stage

The 50 per cent income tax rate looks set to be scrapped at a future date.

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Budget 2011: business reaction (I)

By and large, business groups extended a welcome to the Budget, but some expressed doubts about whether the Chancellor had done enough to stimulate a private sector led recovery.

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Budget 2011: generating growth

Last year the spending cuts and the tax rises; this year renewal and recovery. That had long been the message offered by the Government in the approach to its second Budget, and the Chancellor, George Osborne was quick to assert the positive outlook of his statement.

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Budget 2011: business support

Given that this was the much heralded post-cuts Budget, one with the ambition to set the economy on the road to recovery and growth, it came as no surprise that the Chancellor included a number of measures aimed at helping businesses.

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Budget 2011: personal taxes may see major change but not yet

The Budget contained no radical changes to personal taxes, but the Chancellor did flag up the Government's intention to look seriously at merging income tax and national insurance.

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