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2014/11/19 23:12
2014/11/19 23:12
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Myleene Klass isn’t the only one indignant at Labour and Liberal Democrat plans for a tax on mansions worth £2m or more. In London it rankles even with some Labour supporters – from Melvin Bragg to...
2014/11/19 23:12
2014/11/19 23:12
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2014/11/18 19:23
2014/11/18 19:23
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... worst of both worlds.” That’s the verdict on the UK university funding system from the Higher Education Commission. In a report out today, the group of experts points out that students feel like...
2014/11/18 08:05
2014/11/18 08:05
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... work gents. . . I don my hat". Those forex-rigging HSBC traders copped some decent lingo. But it could quite easily have been George Osborne. That's not to suggest the U.K. Chancellor himself...
2014/11/18 07:09
2014/11/18 07:09
4d
The commission was “uncomfortable with the implications of such high levels of graduate debt at a time of stagnating wages and rising house prices”. Many people must gain a degree to get a job in...
2014/11/18 00:37
2014/11/18 00:37
4d
Student debt is now so high compared to average salaries that many graduates in respectable public sector professions will be unable to repay their fees even by the end of the 30-year repayment...
2014/11/17 17:08
2014/11/17 17:08
5d
The Government's benefit cuts have failed to deliver the expected savings in the welfare bill, a leading economic think tank has warned. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) said welfare spending...
2014/11/17 16:18
2014/11/17 16:18
5d
According to a research note released by the independent Institute for Fiscal Studies on Monday, government changes to benefits and tax credits were expected to deliver £19 billion of cost savings...
2014/11/17 15:28
2014/11/17 15:28
5d
The UK government's reforms to benefits and tax credits will come up £16.5bn short in savings, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS). The study found that the changes, which were...
2014/11/16 21:16
2014/11/16 21:16
5d
The Government's tax and welfare policies have shifted money from the poorest to the better off, an academic study has found. The research shows reductions in benefits financed cuts in taxes, with an...
2014/11/15 23:47
2014/11/15 23:47
6d
Lord Sugar has called for more help for self-employed workers as figures show their pay has plunged under David Cameron. The Apprentice guru and Labour peer urged coalition ministers “to clear the...
2014/11/14 19:13
2014/11/14 19:13
8d
Second, inflation runs at different rates for different groups. Last week, Institute for Fiscal Studies research showed that poorer families have been harder hit than richer ones because they tend to...
2014/11/12 13:47
2014/11/12 13:47
10d
And here are four articles I found particularly interesting. In economics it is well known that there is a market failure, or shortage, in scientific research. The cost of the research is borne by...
2014/11/12 09:45
2014/11/12 09:45
10d
The UK tax system - under the Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government- has undergone significant change over the last four years and there are very few households who will not have been...
2014/11/12 09:09
2014/11/12 09:09
10d
Analysis by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), one of the country's most respected think tanks, raised concerns about the way centralised public spending is distributed between the UK's four...
2014/11/12 06:53
2014/11/12 06:53
10d
SCOTLAND has enjoyed a £600m bonanza from a Barnett Formula blunder while the North suffered harsh cuts, a study reveals today. And it warns of similar windfalls in the future, despite the...
2014/11/11 09:05
2014/11/11 09:05
11d
They would castigate Labour for leaving the economy in a mess; announce remedial action for the public finances; and ensure that the economy was growing strongly by the time of the next election....
2014/11/10 15:41
2014/11/10 15:41
12d
Monday’s TV tips | Irish Examiner Monday’s TV tips Monday, November 10, 2014 - 02:46 PM GAME SHOW: The Lie (TV3, 8pm) Returning to TV3, The Lie is an exhilarating game show hosted by Jonathan...
2014/11/10 08:09
2014/11/10 08:09
12d
A salary of £37,010 is enough to put an individual in the top 20pc of earners in the UK, while a £47,913 income is enough to put someone in the top 10pc. Meanwhile, the regime has favoured the...
2014/11/09 00:39
2014/11/09 00:39
13d
There are three new entries in our top 10 alone – reflecting our mission to keep the list fresh and interesting. We have also maintained a gallery of National Treasures – who will always be part of...
2014/11/07 14:25
2014/11/07 14:25
15d
Should benefits be cut? The coalition has published tax transparency documents which suggest the government spends 25 per cent of taxpayer money on “welfare”. When the public are told this, 4 in 10...
2014/11/19 23:12
2014/11/19 23:12
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