Autumn Statement 2013: Winners & Losers

Autumn Statement 2013: Winners and Losers Today’s Autumn Statement included a wide range of measures, announcements and new policies, from changes to the State Pension and Income Tax, to school dinners and overseas property owners. But how will they affect you? Were you a winner or a loser? Read on to find out. Winners Lower earnersSmile face icon_istock George Osborne confirmed that the personal allowance, the amount you can earn before starting to pay tax, will rise to £10,000 from April 2014, ...

Autumn Statement 2013: Newspaper reaction

budget 2 How did the newspapers react to George Osborne’s latest Autumn Statement? What grabbed the headlines? The increase to State Pension age or the changes to Income Tax and the personal allowance? We’ve rounded up all the headlines to help you follow the coverage of today’s speech. The Telegraph Fixing the economy is far from over, warns George Osborne Families will pay an extra £3 billion in Inheritance ...

Autumn Statement 2013: Rumours and predictions, will you be better or worse off?

Mystery woman with crystal ballThe annual Autumn Statement will be delivered by Chancellor George Osborne on Thursday. Originally seen as a ‘mini budget’, the Autumn Statement has taken on greater significance over the past few years, often including major announcements which affect everyone’s finances. So what does the Chancellor have in store for us? We’ve rounded up the latest rumours and predictions; although only time will tell whether or not they are the same measures Mr Osborne has in mind for Thursday. Income Tax, Personal Allowance to rise? As the cost of ...