After addressing Britain's poor productivity in the summer Budget, the government has unveiled an overhaul of the education system as part of a series of measures that will help the UK populace bridge the skills gap.
Long after the headlines are forgotten, the summer Budget will be remembered for widespread changes to the principles that underlie UK taxation. But as we’ve come to expect from Budgets since the recession, for every tax break there is bound to be a tax rise elsewhere to compensate.
What we've learned from previous Budget's is that Twitter is undoubtedly the place to go when you want information to be condensed, and are looking for the not-so-neutral version of public reaction. We rounded up the days announcements and comments – social media style.
With the summer Budget now unveiled, Scottish comedian Frankie Boyle took the time to liken chancellor George Osborne to a Game of Thrones Lannister, and suggested that humanity will be lacking in his speech.
Ahead of the government's emergency Budget, Karan Bilimoria, founder of Cobra Beer, has unveiled the steps that chancellor George Osborne will need to take if he is to bridge the productivity gap and make Britain the best place to do business.
Two Budget’s in three months, we are being spoilt. But can the business community expect much from a speech which is roundly considered to be dominated by austerity plans and welfare cuts?