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OBR to release full estimate of Brexit bill in Spring Statement

A full cost estimate of Brexit to public finances will be revealed when Chancellor Philip ...

  • Mar 08, 2018
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Budget 2017: OBR and BSA warn stamp duty cut will inflate prices

The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has warned that the chancellor’s end of stamp...

  • Nov 22, 2017
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Fears rise government may lose cash on RBS sale

As news broke that Royal Bank of Scotland is to close 32 branches and cut 600 jobs in an a...

  • Apr 14, 2016
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Business lobby groups hail brighter UK economy

The UK economy is in good health, suggest two major business lobby groups, the CBI and the...

  • May 30, 2014
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Inheritance tax will make £800m more than expected, says OBR

The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has revised its calculation of how much inherit...

  • Mar 25, 2014
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Expert reaction: the winners and losers of today’s interest rate announcement

The Bank of England (BoE) has announced it will not raise the base rate of interest from 0...

  • Aug 07, 2013
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UK to escape triple-dip recession – NIESR

The UK will narrowly escape a triple-dip recession with economic growth for Q1 forecast to...

  • Apr 10, 2013
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S&P reaffirms UK triple A rating

Credit rating agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) has warned of the continuing negative outlook...

  • Apr 08, 2013
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Alexander: UK not heading for triple dip

The UK is not heading towards a triple dip recession, the Treasury chief secretary has sai...

  • Dec 10, 2012
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Austerity squeeze could stretch to 2018 – IFS

Economists said Chancellor Osborne may have to squeeze the UK for three years more than st...

  • Nov 26, 2012
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