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Carl Emmerson

Now is not the time for tax cuts

In the current environment of high inflation and rising interest rates, tax cuts at the upcoming Budget would be extremely difficult to justify.

18 October 2023

People walking

Private pensions explained

How do private pensions work? How are defined benefit and defined contribution pensions different? And what about 'pension freedoms'?

23 March 2023

Piggy bank saving

Private pensions explained

We explain how private pensions work in the UK, how pension incomes have changed over time and what 'pension freedoms' mean for pension saving.

6 February 2023