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Budget 2012: Tax relief for video games sector reintroduced

Budget 2012: Tax relief for video games sector reintroduced

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As part of the 2012 Budget, announced today (21 March) by Chancellor George Osborne, the government will be reintroducing tax relief for the UK video games, animation and high-end television production sectors. Tax breaks for the games industry were formerly... >>

BUDGET: Car owners benefit from UK Fuel Duty cuts

BUDGET: Car owners benefit from UK Fuel Duty cuts

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Fuel duty has been cut by 1p per litre in UK Chancellor George Osbourne's Budget, announced today, 23 March. The new pricing structure will come into effect 6pm GMT this evening - so hang on until then if you have to fill your car. In addition, the previously... >>

Vaizey: 1-Up for the UK games industry

Vaizey: 1-Up for the UK games industry

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At last - a boost for the UK games industry. After the announcement during the coalition government's budget that the tax breaks for the industry would be scrapped, there is finally some good news coming out of Whitehall for UK game developers. Minister... >>

BUDGET: Games industry tax breaks dropped

BUDGET: Games industry tax breaks dropped

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Chancellor George Osborne has scrapped Labour's proposals to give tax relief to games publishers, calling the idea "poorly targeted". Labour's former Chancellor Alistair Darling had said: "creative industries, including the video games industry, make... >>

BUDGET: Broadband tax officially scrapped

BUDGET: Broadband tax officially scrapped

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The coalition government has decided not to pursue Labour's plans to add a 50p tax to all landline telephone users to pay for an improved broadband network. George Osborne made the announcement as part of his emergency Budget. The Conservatives were vocal... >>

Motorists hit hard by 11th Budget

Motorists hit hard by 11th Budget

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Motorists have been hit hard by the latest Budget from Gordon Brown with Cars bear brunt of green taxation. The chancellor has announced that he will be putting up fuel duty by 2p per litre from October, in line with inflation. It will also go up again... >>

Fujitsu launches Amilo Pro V Edition budget notebook computer

Fujitsu launches Amilo Pro V Edition budget notebook computer

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Fujitsu has launched a couple of small, budget laptop computers that incorporate UMTS functionality. The Amilo Pro V3525/V3545 Editions have good-sized, 15.4-inch screens, and are equipped with nVidia GeForce Go7300 graphic chipsets. It comes standard... >>