Link: Pre budget speculation
The date has been revealed the day after the Queen’s Speech, as was widely predicted.
Speculation will now centre on what will be in Gordon Brown’s announcement.
There has been wide concern that taxes will have to rise because of increased government spending following the last Budget and falling revenue from corporation tax, one of the main sources of government funding. Brown will also be considering the extra cost of a likely war with Iraq.
Brown has denied that public borrowing will have to rise signirficantly to fund government spending.
Mark McMullen joins the private client services team from Smith & Williamson
Merger between Clear & Lane Chartered Accountants and Magma Chartered Accountants was finalised on 3 February
BDO has taken its new partner intake to 23 during the first half of its financial year, including the appointment of five partners in five weeks
The firm reports 7.6% global fee income growth for the year ending 31 December 2016