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 ...