Tax receipts as a percentage of GDP is 1.2% lower year-on-year.
Gross mortgage lending at nationalised lender Northern Rock totalled £550m in the first three months of the year, the lender reports.
The Bank of England’s Trends in Lending report shows the top UK lenders expect demand for mortgages to remain weak in the coming months.
The Charlbury Group says that field visits where lenders meet borrowers are a vital element of lenders’ adherence to the pre-action protocol.
George Osborne will make his last Budget speech of the current parliamentary term this week, and the early media briefings suggest that pensions will again feature heavily in that statement. So what are we able to learn from the weekend’s coverage?
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