I’ve sat through a dozen or more budgets. Most – even during the financial crisis – have been exceptional only for their sheer tedium. I didn’t expect anything more exciting from George Osborne this week. I was wrong.
Regardless of how cynical you are, this was a good budget for investors. Regular readers will know that we like individual savings accounts (Isas). They’re more flexible than pensions and less of a tempting target for money-hungry governments. The main benefit pensions have had over them is the relatively low Isa allowance. That’s all changed now.
From July, you’ll be [...]
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