The Caithness Business Index has posted the following article:

Public Sector Finances, Uk - January 2024 Ons Report

Public sector net borrowing excluding public sector banks (borrowing) in January 2024 was in surplus by 16.7 billion, more than double the surplus of January 2023 and the largest surplus since monthly records began in 1993 in nominal terms. Each January tax receipts are always higher than in other months, owing to receipts from self-assessed taxes; combined self-assessed income and capital gains tax receipts were 33.0 billion, 1.8 billion less than a year earlier. [Read Full Article]