Osborne unbound

Free from the constraints of coalition government George Osborne will deliver his second Budget of the year on July 8. He will set out to implement some of the Tory party’s election pledges and reveal the scale of cuts ahead for public services and welfare payments

Credit Suisse and ING in London rethink

Banks frustrated by higher levy and EU debate

Small businesses decry UK skills shortage

Lobby group wants summer Budget to tackle productivity

Osborne urged to cut top tax rate to 40p

Lawson seeks action amid signs Treasury is eyeing reduction

Osborne’s opportunity for tax reform

The chancellor has a once-a-generation chance to modernise system

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Relief over election changes to Budget fears

Rising tax take lifts UK public finances

Strong retail sales help send VAT revenues up 5.6% in May

OECD urges Osborne to ease back on cuts

Organisation says size of the state is being reduced too fast

Osborne urges Whitehall to embrace cuts

Chancellor seeks elimination of deficit through more savings

Osborne announces July workers’ Budget

Chancellor to set out plans to implement election pledges

Claer Barrett, FT Money, Editor.
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