The rules on alternatively secured pensions (ASPs) are to be tightened from 6 April 2007.
Former HMRC chairman Sir David Varney is spearheading an efficiency drive designed to save the government £26 billion a year by 2011.
The PBR is not normally the place to announce any major VAT changes and this year was no exception.
Chancellor Gordon Brown has delivered his pre-budget report in the House of Commons.
10th consecutive year of economic growth
Former CBI director-general Sir Digby Jones is the man with tasked with warning employers that they are in the "last chance saloon" when it comes to boosting staff skills.
Improving the skill levels of British workers will form the centrepiece of this week’s pre-budget report (PBR), press reports claim.
Airline passengers and drivers of gas guzzling cars such as the much criticised 4x4s face higher taxes as a result of Gordon Brown's upcoming pre-budget report, the 'Financial Times' claims.
Although a third of finance directors believe a cut in corporation tax is needed to boost UK competitiveness, less than a tenth predict Gordon Brown will announce such a reduction in his pre-budget
Gordon Brown will deliver his pre-budget report on Wednesday 6 December, the government has announced.
Green taxes, tough talk on tax avoidance and consultation on business tax simplification will be the main features of the chancellor's pre-budget report, accountants PKF have predicted.