Posts Tagged 'government'

Government to Support Millions of UK Self-Employed Workers with New Scheme

March 27, 2020 | Posted under: News

Government to Support Millions of UK Self-Employed Workers with New Scheme Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced world-leading Income Support Scheme to support self-employed workers who’ve been affected by the coronavirus outbreak in the UK. Yesterday, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced that a new scheme will be put in place to help all the self-employed workers across the UK whose health and finances have been affected due to the coronavirus pandemic. Here, we tell you the details, including what…

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New survey casts doubt on effectiveness of Government-backed ECO Boiler Grant scheme

September 8, 2016 | Posted under: Home Insurance

New survey casts doubt on effectiveness of Government-backed ECO Boiler Grant schemeWant a great deal on home insurance? Get a FREE quote now A new survey of over 50,000 people who have applied for the Government’s Energy Companies Obligation (ECO) Boiler Grant Scheme has shown that almost half of them failed to receive a new boiler – despite them being eligible. The survey, carried out by www.boilergrants.co.uk, found that the majority of applicants to the scheme saved…

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Lifting the lid on the Budget 2016: What to expect

March 15, 2016 | Posted under: Insurance News

Lifting the lid on the Budget 2016: What to expect The rumour mills and gossip columns are in overdrive as the first budget of 2016 hones into view, as economic commentators jostle for the best sniper positions to pick off what George Osborne ‘might’ say on Wednesday the 16th March whilst addressing the House of Commons. Having said that – and where normally much is left to the fevered imaginations of the watching, waiting galleries of the so-called experts – this year the…

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Is George Osborne planning on raising Insurance Premium Tax again in this week's budget?

March 14, 2016 | Posted under: Insurance News

Is George Osborne planning on raising Insurance Premium Tax again in this week’s budget? Want a great deal on car insurance? Get a FREE quote now. With millions of motorists and homeowners still coming to financial terms with having to bear the brunt of George Osborne’s Insurance Premium Tax rate rise in last November’s budget, things could be set to get even worse with rumours mounting that the Treasury might deal UK policyholders another monetary blow in this week’s…

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Budget 2015: Chancellor delivers Summer Budget sucker punch to UK insurance policyholders and motorists

July 8, 2015 | Posted under: Insurance News

Budget 2015: Chancellor delivers Summer Budget sucker punch to UK insurance policyholders and motorists Today has seen the first budget delivered by a solely Conservative government in nearly two decades, as Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne has presided over his debutant all-Conservative financial plan without the collaborative help of the Lib Dems. The last Tory to present a budget in this capacity was now grandee, Kenneth Clarke in 1996, when he stood on the pavement on Downing Street,…

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