Tag Archives: Lib Dem

Post-election – Reasons to be cheerful

Reasons to be cheerful...

Many investors will be relieved that the result of the election meant that pro-business policies would be maintained and personal aspiration continue to be encouraged. There are good reasons to be cheerful. One of the Conservatives’ pre-election promises was that there would be no increase in income tax, National Insurance or VAT during their term […]

Lib Dem Tax Plans

Synopsis: Lib Dem tax plans rated most equitable The Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) rates the Lib Dem tax plans as the most ‘redistributive’ of all the parties.  However, the IFS also attacked the Lib Dem plan to remove higher rate tax relief on pensions as being ‘fundamentally misguided’ – despite it being more coherent […]