Tag Archives: Budget Statement

Pension tax relief: Parked (for the moment)

The national news agenda was dominated by pension issues over the weekend. For those that missed it (and there cannot have been many given that this was the lead story…

Budget (4): Fit For Work

The only loose end from yesterday’s budget speech is that of Fit For Work – the government funded service which will provide an independent assessment of employees who are absent from work for…

Budget (2): Tax Free Childcare

One significant change that I missed in the statement (or perhaps was not actually voiced), was an increase to the amount of state support for families with disabled children. The…

Budget 2015 (1): Pension changes

We don’t have supporting Budget documents yet, but it largely looks like the two key pension announcements of the speech will follow the lines of this week pre-speech leaks. They are:…

On the way down?

Although we won’t know for certain until after this morning’s Budget speech has been delivered, leaked reports yesterday suggested that the Pensions Lifetime Allowance for savings is set to decrease…