Winter Economy Plan

The Chancellor has scrapped his Autumn Budget, but this afternoon he set out a series of measures to help businesses over the next six months. All the measures are welcome, and below you can see more detail (taken from the Government website). In summary Rishi Sunak announced the following A new Job Support Scheme where[…]

Autumn Budget

Autumn Budget 2017 round-up

A range of measures designed to boost business and productivity were announced in Autumn Budget 2017. Amid a background of discontent surrounding business rates, chancellor Philip Hammond revealed future increases will be determined by the Consumer Prices Index measure of inflation from April 2018. The measure comes into effect two years earlier than originally planned[…]

Budget 2009

The 2009 Budget Budget Summary Introduction Alistair Darling presented his second Budget speech in his usual calm, quiet tones, occasionally having to raise his voice over the opposition MPs’ cries of astonishment at the awful economic statistics that he was announcing. His predictions from last November, depressing though they were, turned out to be far[…]