Spring Budget 2020

“Getting it done” is the soundbite Chancellor Rishi Sunak clearly wanted us to take away from his debut Budget speech, but “giving it away” might be more accurate. The Government's substantial majority gave Sunak carte blanche to overhaul taxes but, [...]

2021-08-09T16:54:50+01:00March 16th, 2020|Budget|

2019 Spring Statement

Once again, Chancellor Philip Hammond has demonstrated his commitment to the principle of the Spring Statement as a low-key event, at least in terms of tax and public spending announcements. In political terms, however, the real substance of the speech [...]

2021-08-09T16:54:55+01:00March 15th, 2019|Budget|

Spring Statement 2018

Chancellor Philip Hammond has delivered his Spring Statement 2018. There was no red briefcase, no red book, and no tax changes as the chancellor announced updated economic forecasts. Aside from updated economic forecasts, the rest of the chancellor’s attention focused [...]

2021-08-09T16:55:00+01:00March 16th, 2018|Budget|

Autumn Budget 2017

Chancellor Philip Hammond said he’d take a “balanced approach” to his second Budget of 2017. Once again the speech was light on headline-grabbing finance changes and there were no ‘giveaways’ or major surprises. Our report summarises the announcements made by [...]

2021-08-09T16:55:02+01:00November 24th, 2017|Budget|