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Backing for start-ups ‘fails to tackle shortage of skills’

Shared from on 24 November 2016

The Chancellor’s plans to inject £400 million into London’s tech start-up scene have come under fire from leading industry figures for failing to tackle the digital sector’s skills shortage.

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Employee perks to lose tax relief

Shared from on 23 November 2016

Many employee benefit schemes, such as mobile phone and gym membership contracts, are to lose their tax relief status.

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Autumn Statement to include wages and house building announcements

Shared from on 23 November 2016

The chancellor is set to announce measures on wages and house building in his Autumn Statement.

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Philip Hammond ‘to mount tax raid on employee benefits’

Shared from on 21 November 2016

Chancellor to use autumn statement to restrict tax-free perks such as gyms, health checks and parking, according to experts

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Employees £3,500 a year worse off under Tories, says Labour

Shared from on 14 November 2016

Party says slow wage growth means chancellor should not go ahead with ‘damaging cuts’ to universal credit

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Theresa May ‘must not scrap wage policy as she rips up predecessor’s plans’

Shared from on 20 September 2016

So much policy has been laid waste from the Cameron-Osborne era in the space of a few weeks that it is easier to recount what has survived into Theresa May’s premiership. More change is undoubtedly on the way.  Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond’s “reset” of the economy offers as much illumination as the “Brexit means Brexit” line, but at least it allows business leaders to dream a little about what goodies he might dole out in the Autumn Statement on November 23.

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It’s not the baby boomers who Osborne will sanction. But we need them to keep working for their sake – and our

Shared from on 25 November 2015

One section of society who will be sitting comfortably after George Osborne’s Autumn Statement are pensioners. The Chancellor may have no good news on tax credits and will have to show some sleight of hand on police cuts, but, once again, pensioners will enjoy his protection, with the state pension increased to £119.30 a week from next April.

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