The Caithness Business Index has posted the following article:

January Usually Sees The Government Run An Overall Surplus, As This Is The Month When A Large Chunk Of Self-assessment Receipts Is Paid

ONS government borrowing figures published on Wednesday 21 February 2024 suggest that the public sector ran a surplus of 16.7 billion in January. This is much bigger than the 7.5 billion surplus it ran in January 2023, and is the biggest January surplus on record. [Read Full Article]