Budget 2017: Were you a winner or a loser?

Budget 2017 Winners and Losers 150px Will you be better or worse off as a result of today’s Budget? Our summary will tell you, read on to find out. Budget 2014: WinnersWinners Some small business owners It was positive news for small businesses owners, with the introduction of business rate cap of no more than £50 per month for those leaving the small business rate relief tax. Don’t get too excited though, many small business owners will be hit by rises ...

Budget 2017: Everything you need to know

Budget 2017 Everything you need to know 150pxThe Chancellor, Philip Hammond, started his first Budget in a bullish mood, listing the ways the economy had exceeded expectations. He also reported that on International Women’s Day, that there is now a higher proportion of women in work than ever before. It wasn’t all good news though, he went on to explain “that our job is not done” highlighting, amongst other things, the issues young people have when they leave education, high levels of debt and low productivity. In a moment of self-deprecation, Mr Hammond ...

Date of the final spring Budget announced

Date of the final spring Budget announcedPhilip Hammond, the Chancellor, has announced that the next Budget will be published on Wednesday 8th March 2017. This will be the last Spring Budget. Mr Hammond announce late last year that the government would no longer publish an Autumn Statement, which had effectively become a mini-budget, and move the Budget to the Autumn. The Budget will be keenly awaited by all, as the repercussions from Brexit become clearer and the government continues to look to cut expenditure. As usual, we will publish our Budget summary, and our analysis of ...