Tinkering with the pensions tapering system
The problems caused by the annual pension contribution allowance have been partially addressed, says David Prosser.
Sunak’s Budget: good, but short-term measures must be temporary
Rishi Sunak’s Budget contained some well thought-out support policies. But, with policies introduced in times of crisis hard to back out of, we must e…
How Rishi Sunak's bumper giveaway Budget affects you
In his first Budget, Rishi Sunak was in a generous mood, pledging billions to counter coronavirus, plus money for business, infrastructure, and educat…
Coronavirus is the ideal excuse for governments to blow the budget
The world's current governments didn't really need an excuse to go on a spending spree. But in the coronavirus epidemic, they've now got one. Expect t…
Should we replace entrepreneurs’ tax perks with employee ownership?
The chancellor could well abolish entrepreneurs’ relief in the Budget. We could use some of the tax savings to create more worker-owned businesses, sa…
Why it makes sense to scrap higher-rate pensions tax relief
The point of pensions tax relief is to keep you out of the means-tested benefits system. The current system is ridiculously generous, says Merryn Some…