There is growing pressure on university budgets and graduate pay packets
Let’s talk about tax, baby; let’s talk about you and me; let’s talk about all the good things and the bad things that may be. As Salt-N-Pepa might have said, “Tell it how it is, and how it could be. How it was and of course how it should be.”
Taxation is back in the headlines after prime minister Boris Johnson announced plans for a 1.25 per cent rise in national insurance to ostensibly fund the growing demand for adult social care. Today’s Playbook is not concerned with the rights and wrongs of that, or indeed whether a penny of it will ever reach the front line of care provision.