Budget Report 2010: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP experts available for comment

Published at 15:53 PM on 10 March 2010

The following experts from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) are available to offer analysis and comment in the lead up to, and on the day of, the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s 2010 Budget Report speech – due to take place at 12:30pm on Wednesday 24 March.  Please contact the experts direct or call the PwC Budget media hotline on 020 7804 6924.

 

 

 

 

Area of expertise

Name

Office number

Mobile number

General overview: 
A View from the top.

Barry Marshall
John Preston

020 7804 6924

07725 707175

The economy and public finances:
How large will spending cuts and tax rises need to be and when should they start?

John Hawksworth

020 7213 1650

 

General corporate tax issues:
Will we hear more detail on the ‘direction of travel’ of tax policy for business?

Barry Murphy

020 7804 5284

07715 546419

Public finances:
How will cuts affect public services?

Jon Sibson

020 7212 2711

07515 119096

International corporate tax issues:
Will we hear more on international tax policy positioning of the UK for the future?

Peter Cussons

020 7804 5260

07801 743376

Tax and climate change:
Will we get a hint of where next for green tax?   Could the Copenhagen Accord impact tax policy for business and/consumers?        

Mark Schofield
Richard Gledhill 
Jonathan Grant

020 7212 2527
020 7804 5026
020 7804 0693

07802 757741

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) powers:  
As the new HMRC penalty and powers regime beds down and the ‘name and shame’ legislation provision comes into force.  Will we see more enforcement changes before an election?

Simon Wilks

020 7804 1938

07808 904143

VAT
Will an increase in VAT be announced?

Mike Bailey

020  7804 3254

07703 503564

Entrepreneurs/private companies:
Will Budget be enterprising?

Mary Monfries
Alex Henderson

020 7212 7927
020 7804 6370

07801 685029
07843 329471

Personal taxes:
With a new 50% tax rate coming into effect from 6 April will we also see changes to the capital gains tax rate?

Leonie Kerswill
Clive Mackintosh

020 7213 8588
020 7804 5614

07714 226697
07710 371362

Wealth advisory:
Will there be any pre-election measures announced to encourage saving?

Lindsay Todd
Darrel Poletyllo
Stephen Etherington

028 90415540  
020 721 25272
020 721 24977

07803 210213
07590 351980
07739 874222

Residence and domicile:
How will any changes impact companies with globally-mobile executives? How does the UK’s tax regime compare with other countries?

Sean Drury
Ben Wilkins 
Leonie Kerswill

020 7212 5552
020 7212 4096
020 7213 8588

07715 771294
07841 568912
07714 226697

Employment taxes:
Will there be any plans to extend or revise existing tax and NIC exemptions (or rates) to support social and environmental needs or to raise more revenue for the Exchequer?

Matthew Hunnybun

020 7212 6927

07710 611648

Pensions:
Will there be changes to encourage occupational pension provision?  How will any changes impact both high and low earners?

Marc Hommel
Raj Mody

020 7804 6936
020 7804 0953

07801 767373
07974 969320

Pay and reward:
Will there be changes in relation to employee incentives such as share plans and bonuses?

Jon Terry
Carol Dempsey

020 7212 4370
020 7212 4641

07720 555397
07808 722570

 



For more information contact:

Georgina Rushie
Tax PR Manager, PwC 
Tel:020 7804 6924 
Mobile:07725 707 175 
 

Lydia Ruffles
Financial Services, PR Manager, PwC 
Tel:+44 (0)20 7212 1798 
Mobile:07966 319 780 

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