We examine the state of the public finances, the shape of the labour market and the public's mood about the UK economy.
By Alex Henderson, Partner The Chancellor announced more resources for HMRC but it's not clear how far this will go beyond earlier Government commitments. More HMRC resources are always a sensible move for the Chancellor as HMRC is the revenue raising part of government. These resources will be focused on... Read more.
By Paul Cleal, Partner and PwC Government and Public Sector Leader We’re seeing money moving around within the overall envelope rather than new cash. In some cases, as in infrastructure, despite positive announcements of new plans, the overall numbers are still decreasing. Overall more than 50% of public spending is... Read more.
By John Hawksworth, Chief Economist The overall amount to be spent by the government in 2015/16 is £745 billion, exactly as planned in the Budget. So the size of the cake is the same as previously planned and the net effect of today's announcements on overall UK economic growth in... Read more.
By Paul Cleal, Partner and PwC Government and Public Sector Leader Tomorrow (26 June), the Chancellor will stand up in Parliament to make his 2013 Spending Review announcement. At PwC, my colleagues and I will be sharing our instant reactions in a variety of ways. We’ll be examining whether ring-fencing... Read more.
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Spending Review 2013: PwC analyses labour market trends to 2018, fiscal options and the public mood as the UK... Read more.
In the build up to the Spending Review 2013 on 26th June, PwC experts from our economics, government, tax and...... Read more.
Local government achieve planned savings for the year but public opposition to local service cuts strengthens... Read more.