Autumn Statement 2022: a ‘deep freeze’ Budget
The Chancellor of the Exchequer aims for a balanced approach with his combination of frozen tax thresholds and the promise of greater efficiency in public services. But his plans suggest a prolonged period of pain.
Autumn Statement: Threshold freezes create stealth tax increases
The Chancellor has confirmed that headline rates of income tax and capital gains tax (CGT) will remain at their current levels. However, there were various reductions in key thresholds and allowances, and several others were frozen for longer than previously announced.
UK inflation reaches 41-year high
Official data reveals that UK inflation jumped to 11.1% in October amid huge rise in energy bills.
Bank of England announces major interest rate rise
Bank of England announces the biggest interest rate rise since 1989 and forecasts that the recession could be the longest since comparable records began
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