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Chancellor visit to Saudi Arabia: 10 December 2017

Chancellor visit to Saudi Arabia: 10 December 2017

The Chancellor is expected to discuss a range of issues, including the economic reform plan Vision 2030.

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Spring Statement 2018 date confirmed

Spring Statement 2018 date confirmed

The government will publish its Spring Statement on Tuesday 13 March 2018.

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New tax consultation timetable published today

New tax consultation timetable published today

The updated guidance sets out how the consultation process will work when there is just one fiscal event each year – an Autumn Budget.

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The strategy for the future of the UK's asset management industry unveiled

The strategy for the future of the UK's asset management industry unveiled

The Investment Management Strategy II sets out the government’s long-term approach to enhancing the UK’s position as a centre for asset management.

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FinTech to help renters get on the housing ladder

FinTech to help renters get on the housing ladder

New competition to use rental payment data to improve credit scores and mortgage applications for the 11 million renters in Britain.

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Finance Bill 2017 18 legislates for Autumn Budget tax changes

Finance Bill 2017 18 legislates for Autumn Budget tax changes

The Finance Bill takes steps to help young people with the cost of living, crack down on tax avoidance and evasion, and protect the environment.

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Autumn Budget 2017: 25 things you need to know

Autumn Budget 2017: 25 things you need to know

The Chancellor has presented his Budget to Parliament – here's a summary of what was announced.

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Sir Michael Barber report into improving value in public spending published

Sir Michael Barber report into improving value in public spending published

The Public Value Review calls for a sharper results culture in public services.

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Communities to decide how to spend shale cash windfall

Communities to decide how to spend shale cash windfall

Communities near sites, approved for the safe and clean extraction of shale gas, will benefit from a share of the proceeds through a new ‘Shale Wealth Fund’.

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Over 160 firms are now signed up to the Women in Finance Charter

Over 160 firms are now signed up to the Women in Finance Charter

A further 26 firms sign up to the Women in Finance Charter which covers over 600,000 UK financial services employees.

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Chief Secretary heralds breakthrough in Northern Line extension

Chief Secretary heralds breakthrough in Northern Line extension

Northern Line extension paves the way for faster journey times, with new tube stations reducing commutes to central London to as little as 15 minutes.

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Elisabeth Stheeman appointed to the Financial Policy Committee

Elisabeth Stheeman appointed to the Financial Policy Committee

The Chancellor has appointed Elisabeth Stheeman as an external member of the Financial Policy Committee (FPC).

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UK leads the way on crackdown of illicit financing

UK leads the way on crackdown of illicit financing

New information will help organisations protect themselves against illicit financing, making it harder for terrorists and criminals to move money through the UK.

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Unpaid tax at record low

Unpaid tax at record low

'Tax gap' fell to 6% in 2015 to 2016 as government cracks down on avoidance, evasion and non-compliance.

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Those suffering from problem debt to get vital ‘Breathing Space’

Those suffering from problem debt to get vital ‘Breathing Space’

New plans mean people struggling with serious debt may soon benefit from a ‘breathing space’ from their bills.

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Multi billion pound boost for Scotland’s railways

Multi billion pound boost for Scotland’s railways

The UK government unveiled a generous settlement for Scottish rail passengers, as the record level of funding for Britain’s railways continues.

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Chancellor in Washington and New York promoting Global Britain

Chancellor in Washington and New York promoting Global Britain

The Chancellor is in Washington at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Annual Meetings. He will then travel to New York to meet with key figures from the financial sector.

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Chancellor in Washington and New York promoting Global Britain

Chancellor in Washington and New York promoting Global Britain

The Chancellor is in Washington at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Annual Meetings. He will then travel to New York to meet with key figures from the financial sector.

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Goodbye round pound: use by October 15

Goodbye round pound: use by October 15

Just seven days to use the round pound before they swap the high street for the history books.

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Northern transport gets further funding from government

Northern transport gets further funding from government

£400 million of extra funding will back transport improvements across the Northern Powerhouse.

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‘Give Pudsey your round pounds’, new partnership urges

‘Give Pudsey your round pounds’, new partnership urges

BBC Children in Need, The Royal Mint and HM Treasury launch Pudsey's Round Pound Countdown.

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UK businesses receive £2.9 billion boost to invest in Research and Development

UK businesses receive £2.9 billion boost to invest in Research and Development

Mel Stride: “UK businesses are leading the way in technology and innovation”

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Crackdown on illegal waste sites

Crackdown on illegal waste sites

The government is cracking down on illegal waste sites, making rogue operators liable for landfill tax.

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Autumn Budget 2017 date confirmed

Autumn Budget 2017 date confirmed

Government will publish its next Budget on Wednesday 22 November 2017.

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Finance Bill legislates for remaining tax changes

Finance Bill legislates for remaining tax changes

'A fair tax system is a key part of our plan to build a fairer society', says Mel Stride, Financial Secretary.

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UK and Singapore hold 3rd financial dialogue

UK and Singapore hold 3rd financial dialogue

Third UK-Singapore Financial Dialogue held in Singapore.

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Scotland to pioneer future of global oil and gas industry

Scotland to pioneer future of global oil and gas industry

Scotland will be at the forefront of the future of oil and gas, the Exchequer Secretary will announce at the industry’s largest conference.

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Chancellor to meet Metro Mayors and visit key infrastructure in the North

Chancellor to meet Metro Mayors and visit key infrastructure in the North

Chancellor to meet Metro Mayors to discuss productivity in the North – crucial to building an economy that works for all.

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Sandra Boss and Mark Yallop re appointed to the Prudential Regulation Committee

Sandra Boss and Mark Yallop re appointed to the Prudential Regulation Committee

Chancellor announces the re-appointments of Prudential Regulation Committee external members, Sandra Boss and Mark Yallop.

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Co operatives to save money thanks to change in audit requirements

Co operatives to save money thanks to change in audit requirements

Co-operatives could save up to £10,000 a year thanks to new government proposals requiring fewer of them to appoint an auditor.

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‘Momentum must be maintained’ as pound coin changeover enters final weeks

‘Momentum must be maintained’ as pound coin changeover enters final weeks

Businesses are being urged to play their part in ensuring a smooth transition to the new, more secure, £1 coin.

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One million Help to Buy: ISAs opened

One million Help to Buy: ISAs opened

First-time buyers have saved over £1.8 billion into their Help to Buy: ISAs.

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Matchmaking scheme helps businesses find £4 million of finance

Matchmaking scheme helps businesses find £4 million of finance

Small businesses struggling to access finance from big banks have received almost £4 million of funding thanks to an innovative scheme.

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New National Investment Fund to back innovative UK firms

New National Investment Fund to back innovative UK firms

'It's vital that we make sure our cutting-edge firms have the funding they need to meet their potential and conquer new markets' says Chancellor.

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Sir David Ramsden appointed Deputy Governor, Markets and Banking

Sir David Ramsden appointed Deputy Governor, Markets and Banking

Sir David Ramsden has been appointed as the new Deputy Governor of Markets and Banking at the Bank of England.

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Agreement reached on RBS’ State aid will boost competition in business banking

Agreement reached on RBS’ State aid will boost competition in business banking

A plan to resolve RBS’ final State aid commitment has been agreed in principle between the UK Government and the EU Commission.

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Round pound left in slow lane as new £1 coin overtakes in circulation

Round pound left in slow lane as new £1 coin overtakes in circulation

There are now more new 12-sided £1 coins in circulation than round pounds.

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New watchdog to close money laundering and terrorist financing loopholes

New watchdog to close money laundering and terrorist financing loopholes

The new Office for Professional Body Anti-Money Laundering Supervision (OPBAS) will tackle potential weaknesses in the supervisory system that criminals and terrorists may be trying to exploit.

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New rules to keep the UK’s reinsurance market competitive

New rules to keep the UK’s reinsurance market competitive

The UK will remain at the forefront of the global reinsurance market thanks to new rules for Insurance Linked Securities.

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Consumers put at the heart of financial services revolution

Consumers put at the heart of financial services revolution

Consumers will have greater control over their bank data and financial decisions thanks to new laws coming into force in January.

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Rip off card charges to be outlawed

Rip off card charges to be outlawed

Rip-off card charges will be consigned to history, after Ministers act to end these unfair fees for millions of people across the country.

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Next steps on the Finance Bill and Making Tax Digital

Next steps on the Finance Bill and Making Tax Digital

Ministers confirm a new timetable for Making Tax Digital.

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New £1 coin: Exchequer Secretary strikes billionth new pound

New £1 coin: Exchequer Secretary strikes billionth new pound

"We are here today to mark an important milestone, as the billionth new pound coin is struck", says Exchequer Secretary

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Finance sector banks on women for top roles

Finance sector banks on women for top roles

Women set to bag more top roles in the future as government’s push for greater diversity in financial services gathers pace.

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‘Prioritise gender equality’ says City Minister to finance firms

‘Prioritise gender equality’ says City Minister to finance firms

Financial services sector urged to end the era of women being underpaid, underrepresented and undervalued and sign up to the Women in Finance Charter.

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