Spring Budget 2024

Today  Chancellor Jeremy Hunt delivered the Spring Budget alongside a fiscal outlook from the Office for Budget Responsibility. The new legislative proposals represent a major shift for the UK economy, poised to touch the lives of all residents and workers across the nation. The Spring Budget focuses on fortifying the British economy and bolstering support for […]

Spring statement – Investors

Like its predecessor, the spring budget, the spring statement heralds the beginning of the end of the financial year.  It also sets out what investors can expect from the year ahead.  Here are its key points. The UK is expected to avoid a recession The Office for Budget Responsibility now predicts the UK will avoid […]

The Budget – General

The arrival of a new Prime Minister and a new Chancellor means the arrival of a new budget. It’s being referred to as a mini-budget but it’s still packed full of interesting content. Here is a simple guide to the key points. The SDLT threshold is increased SDLT (Stamp Duty) will now only be payable […]

The Spring Statement

In years gone by, the start of the new financial year would be the time for a new budget.  Now budgets come in the autumn.  Spring is the time for interim statements.  The spring statement 2022, is, however, arguably at least as important as any budget ever delivered.  Here is a quick guide to its […]