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March

NS&I inflation-beating savings to return

Government-owned National Savings & Investments will re-launch its tax-free, inflation-linked certificates this spring

24 March 2011

Budget 2011: What the massive tax shake-up means for you

Chancellor George Osborne today gave a helping hand to motorists and first-time buyers in the Budget but hit others with tax rises

23 March 2011

Budget 2011: Beer and cigarette prices to jump

The cost of alcohol and cigarettes will rise after the Chancellor confirmed he will implement pre-arranged rises in duties

23 March 2011

Budget 2011: Petrol duty cut and fuel stabiliser introduced

George Osborne said he will cut fuel duty by 1p today and will delay the planned rise next month of almost 5p per litre

23 March 2011

Budget 2011: Tax and national insurance may be merged

Chancellor George Osborne said the Government will consider merging tax and national insurance

23 March 2011

Budget 2011: £140 a week state pension planned

The Government will move towards a simplified state pension system, as widely expected

23 March 2011

Budget 2011: Temporary boost for airline passengers

Chancellor George Osborne will delay the planned rise on air passenger tax by one year

23 March 2011

Budget 2011: First time buyers to get help buying new builds

Chancellor George Osborne has confirmed plans to help first time buyers get on the property ladder with a £250m injection

23 March 2011

Tastecard 'misleading' restaurant vouchers advert banned by ASA

Taste Marketing wrongly issued an email stating its plastic entitles users to a 'whopping 50% OFF at all our UK venues'

23 March 2011

Budget 2011: Gift Aid charity giving system to be revamped

The Chancellor says the Gift Aid changes are the 'most radical reforms to charitable giving' for a long time

23 March 2011

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