Government changes pension rulesTax allowances changed and rumoured age increases scrapped.
HMRC stops sending paper returns automatically135,000 self-assessment customers filed paper returns last year.
Interest rates rise despite Budget measuresEconomy still strained after the Chancellor’s update.
HMRC late payment interest rises to 6.75%Late payment rates at highest level since 2008.
Reduced energy bill support puts SMEs at riskAround 370,000 firms will pay more from April.
BoE raises interest rates to 4.25%The decision follows an unexpected rise in inflation in February.
Inheritance tax receipts soar to £6.4bnFebruary’s inheritance tax take totalled £521 million.
Inflation rises to 10.4% in FebruarySalad and vegetable shortages drive soaring food prices.
Finance sector increases female representationThe proportion of women in senior management rises to 35%.
MTD for ITSA delay costs £1.75 billionThe scheme will roll out from 2026.