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Pre-Budget Report 2009: an overview

The Chancellor, Alistair Darling introduced a pre-election pre-Budget Report to the Commons that would, he said, “build a strong economy and a fair society”.

'Increase' VAT to cut public finance gap

The government should consider a rise in the rate of VAT as a way of closing the gap in public finances.

Business groups' wish lists for the pre-Budget Report

Over the past weeks, business organisations have been submitting their recommendations to the Chancellor ahead of the pre-Budget Report.

Pre-Budget Report must 'support' business investment

The Chancellor should use the pre-Budget Report to provide firms with the sort of financial environment necessary for progressive investment.

Economy still contracting but at slower rate

The UK economy is still shrinking but at a more moderate rate.

Firms finding it harder than ever to secure finance

Increasing numbers of small and medium-sized businesses are struggling to access the finance they need in order to grow.

Medical profession

From a financial point of view, the medical profession is probably the most complex of all the professions.

Investment and financial

As your accountants we aim to help you manage your personal finances in an integrated fashion so that all your financial strategies are pulling in the same direction.