George Osborne

HS2 Bidding Process Opens

HS2 Bidding Process Opens Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne today (24 September) announced a major new milestone for the government’s High Speed 2 rail project, kick-starting the bidding process for phase one of the mega construction project.

Consultation on Pension Exit Charges

Consultation on Pension Exit Charges The Treasury is launching an immediate consultation and online survey to look at whether exit charges could be cut or capped for those looking to access their pensions early,

Key Announcements of the Summer Budget 2015

Key Announcements of the Summer Budget 2015 1. Introducing a new National Living Wage of over £9 an hour by 2020 From April 2016, a new National Living Wage of £7.20 an hour for the over 25s will be introduced. This will rise to over £9 an hour by 2020.