Irish finance minister Michael Noonan announced that the double-Irish tax loophole would be closed in the country's first non-austerity budget in seven years.

Senior Conservatives are set to reject a Liberal Democrat proposal to bring forward the next Budget to mid-February, BBC News has reported.

We've put together some comments on the budget pension changes which you can cut and paste into your client newsletters or simply use to help your practice.

When Gorgeous George announced our pension freedoms in the Budget, a lot of us thought great – we’ve got enough saved to pay off the rest of the mortgage and have a good holiday.


It seems like a good week to share my thoughts on public speaking, as I've been giving a lot of talks about the recent Budget. 

…and worry about something else instead.


Pensions were one of the winners of yesterday’s Budget, as the Chancellor announced a raft of measures to increase the flexibility of defined contribution benefit


It's fast approaching and you can't ignore it - in this week's video blog, I talk about the 'B' word (Budget, of course) and why accountants should take notice.

The Lib Dems said over the weekend that raising the personal income tax allowance to £12,500 will be a key demand in any coalition talks after the 2015 election.


The Autumn Statement (formerly known as the Pre-Budget Report) for 2013 will be provided by George Osborne on Thursday 5 December 2013.