Tuesday, March 13, 2018
He is set to unveil consultations on a single-use plastics tax and a possible tax on the profits of digital giants like Facebook and Google.
He is expected to reveal that tax receipts are covering day-to-day government spending for the first time since the 2008 financial crisis.
There will be no policy announcements or tax and spending measures - they will be held back to the Budget in the autumn - and no photocall outside 11 Downing Street with the chancellor's red box.
I am forced to ask, what is the fucking point of this then?
Monday, March 12, 2018
Tonght's @Channel4@C4Dispatches finds shocking failings at the Financial Ombudsman Service. I was astonished to see what they found - customers complaints must be taken seriously!— Ros Altmann (@rosaltmann) March 12, 2018
Must watch this prog tonight. Have you ever complained about a bank and been turned down by the Financial Ombudsman? You may find out why! pic.twitter.com/p5Qd6Z0G3g— Ros Altmann (@rosaltmann) March 12, 2018
Friday, March 09, 2018
Monday, March 05, 2018
In May’s speech tomorrow she’ll observe that “the bonuses paid to the heads of some of our biggest developers are based not on the number of homes they build but on their profits or share price...that creates a perverse incentive.”— Jim Pickard (@PickardJE) March 4, 2018
This is literally how free markets work.
Friday, March 02, 2018
When a country (USA) is losing many billions of dollars on trade with virtually every country it does business with, trade wars are good, and easy to win. Example, when we are down $100 billion with a certain country and they get cute, don’t trade anymore-we win big. It’s easy!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 2, 2018
EU COMMISSION SPOKESMAN WINTERSTEIN BRIEFS PRESS IN BRUSSELS— zerohedge (@zerohedge) March 2, 2018
EU SAYS HAS COUNTER-MEASURES READY AGAINST U.S. TARIFFS
EU SAYS STANDS READY TO RESPOND
CHINA MAY TAKE MEASURES TO PROTECT OWN INTERESTS: MOFCOM— zerohedge (@zerohedge) March 2, 2018
All in all, Equifax really fucked up on this by so many measures!Equifax finds additional 2.4 million impacted by 2017 breach #databreach #cybersecurity https://t.co/fy07R61wKZ— Miguel A Menendez (@menendezjaume) March 2, 2018
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
The corporate recovery specialist said that all stores would remain open until further notice.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Monday, February 26, 2018
Latvia called emergency meeting of financial authorities this Monday— Jean-Michel Glachant (@JMGlachant) February 26, 2018
in attempt to limit fallout from forced collapse of its third-biggest bank
ABLV, facing allegations from the US of helping North Korea’s missile programme https://t.co/yZ9C4Y5vhJ
Monday, February 19, 2018
An ECB-supervised (repeat, ECB-supervised) Latvian bank is charged in the US with money laundering, the country's central bank governor is detained and now a moratorium is imposed on the bank. https://t.co/Fv7ImojJs5— Patricia Kowsmann (@kowsmann) February 19, 2018
Latvia's financial system is about to implode, and the ECB will be in the shit.
Latvia’s government was meeting in emergency session on Monday after one of the Baltic country’s biggest banks reeled under accusations of busting sanctions on North Korea and the central bank governor was detained by the anti-corruption agency. https://t.co/OuB4oZIiKO pic.twitter.com/mGhDaMKj3E— Russian Market (@russian_market) February 19, 2018
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
- The Consumer Prices Index including owner occupiers’ housing costs (CPIH) 12-month inflation rate was 2.7% in January 2018, unchanged from December 2017.
- The largest downward contribution to change in the rate came from prices for motor fuels, which rose by less than they did a year ago.
- The main upward effect came from prices for a range of recreational and cultural goods and services, in particular, admissions to attractions such as zoos and gardens, for which prices fell by less than they did a year ago.
- The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) 12-month rate was 3.0% in January 2018, unchanged from December 2017.
- From April 2018, publication of these figures will move from Tuesday to Wednesday; the new release dates are available.