Chancellors of the Exchequer like to spring a Budget surprise when they can. Usually the final flourish in the speech to the House, it’s become known as the ‘rabbit out of the hat’ by the media.
One or two notable exceptions for self-employed people aside, this week’s Budget from the Chancellor of the Exchequer has been widely viewed as something of a non-event for most people. However there is usually something worthy of note tucked away in the detail, even if the Chancellor doesn’t make it part of his speech…
With Christmas on the horizon, making an investment for your children or grandchildren is a great way to give them a financial start in life, long after the festivities are over. It may not have the same appeal as a beautifully wrapped present under the tree but they will thank you for it years after they’ve finished playing with the latest toy!
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