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Whippets to be zero-rated for VAT

In a move which is sure to be welcomed by ‘hard working families’ and ‘lovable northerners’, the Government has announced that whippets, pipes, pints of mild and dolly tubs are all to be zero-rated for VAT.

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Posted: Mar 20th, 2014
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Bank of England to open branch on every high street

Mark Carney to personally shake hands with every new customerA budget which promised help for savers, free access to pension funds to lend to the government through new bonds, and tax-free savings up to £15,000 in an ISA failed to explain the whole picture, analysts have revealed.

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Posted: Mar 19th, 2014
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Cockney rhyming thrown into confusion by threepenny bit shaped pound

Experts in cockney rhyming slang are having a rabbit about the pen and ink caused by the introduction of a new threepenny bit shaped coin.

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Posted: Mar 19th, 2014
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David Bowie asked to construct new persona for George Osborne

‘After another unpopular budget,’ said a government minister,’we need to relaunch George as a completely new persona and Bowie is the man to pull it off.’

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Posted: Mar 21st, 2013
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Budget 2013: Chancellor gives independence to Liverpool

He also unveiled a package of new jobs in the construction industry with a 20 mile wall to be built in the North West of England.

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Posted: Mar 20th, 2013
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