The Great Debate UK

Budget not as generous as it first appears

By Julie Meyer
March 25, 2010

Julie Meyer-Julie Meyer is CEO of Ariadne Capital, a technology investment and advisory firm backing entrepreneurs in media, moble Internet and communications. The opinions expressed are her own.-

from UK News:

Budget for votes riskily delays UK debt pain

March 25, 2010

BRITAIN-BUDGET/-- The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

Darling’s “lame-duck” budget

March 23, 2010

Mark Bolsom- Mark Bolsom is the Head of the UK Trading Desk at Travelex, the world’s largest non-bank FX payments specialistThe opinions expressed are his own. He will participate in a Reuters Budget live blog at noon GMT on Wednesday, March 24, 2010. Please tune in and join the discussion. -

Budget? A fudge-it, more like

By Claer Barrett
March 23, 2010

Claer Barrett- Claer Barrett is associate editor of the Investors Chronicle. The opinions expressed are her own. She will participate in a Reuters Budget live blog at noon GMT on Wednesday, March 24, 2010. Please tune in and join the discussion.

Unified funding required to stimulate innovation

March 23, 2010

Danny-Wootton-226x300-Danny Wootton is UK Innovation Director at Logica. The opinions expressed are his own. He will participate in a Reuters Budget live blog at noon GMT on Wednesday, March 24, 2010. Please tune in and join the discussion. -

2010 Budget: Time to face the music

March 22, 2010

EdwardCroft- Edward Croft is CEO of Stockopedia, a UK-based website which aggregates research, commentary and analysis for investors and offers social networking opportunities. The opinions expressed are his own. He will participate in a Reuters Budget live blog at noon GMT on Wednesday, March 24, 2010. Please tune in and join the discussion. -

Are the markets right to fear a hung parliament?

January 18, 2010

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-David Kuo is director at The Motley Fool. The opinions expressed are his own -

There is a well-trodden saying that markets hate uncertainty. Elections are inevitably uncertain, so until the votes in the next election are counted we cannot be certain which party will govern the UK.

from UK News:

Has Alistair Darling done enough to revive Labour’s electoral hopes?

By Reuters Staff
December 9, 2009

So how was it for you?

Chancellor Alistair Darling threw the dice in his pre-budget report in an attempt to bolster Labour's chances of winning the general election in 2010.

Pre-budget report should simplify tax affairs for high earners

December 7, 2009

Julia Whittle_PSFM - Hi Res Colour Mar 06-Julia Whittle is principal and head of international, Punter Southall Financial Management. She will participate in a Reuters pre-budget live blog on Dec. 9, at 12 p.m. British time. The opinions expressed are her own.-

Darling should take bold action in aid of UK firms

December 7, 2009

clip_image002- Nick James is founder of freshbusinessthinking.com, an online business resource for entrepreneurs. He will participate in a Reuters pre-budget live blog on Dec. 9, at 12 p.m. British time. The opinions expressed are his own. -