Osborne’s Budget to ignore minimum wage

Chancellor says tax cuts are best way to boost pay

Chancellor’s plan will test political skills

Osborne sees Budget as way to make UK ‘lower welfare’ country

Chancellor wants tax cuts not higher wages

Critics argue state spending too much on topping up incomes

Osborne to raid BBC coffers

Chancellor says website should rein in ‘imperial ambitions’

HMRC cracks show after 10 years of woes

Tax authority fears effect of £80m extra spending cuts

Chancellor signals cuts to tax credits

Osborne sets up welfare state revamp with £12bn Budget savings

UK finance chiefs ‘shrug off’ EU fears

Business survey shows more appetite for growth and risk-taking

A resident is helped by police back to her flooded home to retrieve posessions on February 9, 2014 in Moorlands, United Kingdom
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UK flood fund in £2.1bn reinsurance deal

Average £10.50 levy on every home policy to finance scheme

David Cameron wants to capitalise on his general election triumph

Cameron’s war on tax credits may backfire

Too harsh a cut in work benefits risks worsening poverty levels

Budget must end our perverse tax system

A country’s tax code is not just a mesh of rules and rates — it is a secular bible of moral signals

Inheritance tax limit to rise to £1m

Property allowance to be structured so as not to discourage people downsizing home

Antonov said to have fled UK

Ex-Portsmouth owner wanted in Lithuania over Snoras bank affair

N Ireland assembly in £7m payment probe

Claims made over sale of ­property assets by Irish ‘bad bank’

London’s luxury homes bubble loses air

First fall since crisis as stamp duty change ‘clobbers’ buyers

Osborne heralds English revolution

Boost for regional powers from Cornwall to the Northeast

Cameron’s dangerous plan on English votes

Creating two tiers of MP at Westminster will undermine the union

Treasury considers pension tax shake-up

Providers alarmed at call to end upfront relief on contributions

History and the Heathrow expansion

Expansion of the airport has force of history behind it

Kos: Greek island where dramas collide

Migrant wave breaking on EU’s shores finds safety, shelter, even cash, amid financial crisis

Kids Company chief quits after funds held

Details emerge of government concern over management

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