How the UK budget is put together

Anyone can come up with an idea for the Budget: members of the public who write in; NGOs and Business groups; other government departments; officials in HMRC; Treasury staff, special advisers and ministers; and of course the Chancellor himself.

More here on how the UK budget is put together using an excel spreadsheet.

The Microsoft Excel World Champion is…

…a 15-yr-old English girl.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-14401766

HT to Simon Moore at http://strategicppm.wordpress.com/