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What will be in the Autumn Budget?

Following the final Spring Budget delivered in March this year, the Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to deliver his second budget of the year – and the first to be delivered in the new Autumn slot – on 22nd November. Mr. Hammond’s speech will follow his underwhelming performance at the Conservative Party Conference at the beginning of October, as well as delivering the first major set of financial plans from Theresa May’s government, following her less-than-successful gamble to call a snap election in June this year. Continue reading

Student loans: the next mis-selling scandal?

During the Election campaign, Jeremy Corbyn famously promised to abolish student loans. Was it costed? Was it affordable? It didn’t matter, as many seats with a large proportion of students voted Labour and cut sharply into Theresa May’s majority. Continue reading