October 30, 2018

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Brian King’s review of the Autumn 2018 Budget

For recent Budgets, some of the key proposals have been accurately predicted in advance. For this Budget there was speculation relating to personal and employment taxes. Firstly, it was suggested that personal allowances and the basic rate band will be frozen for 2019/2020. Secondly, there were to be measures introduced from April 2019 tackling individuals… Read More

The Autumn 2018 Budget – Twitter Highlights

While watching the budget the @dafferns team, including @richardMdaffern and @martinGdafferns tweeted their Budget highlights – not that there were that many, from what was one of the least interesting and lengthy Budgets in years…   He’s making the pothole announcement – £420m immediately available for minor road works (some estimate £8bn needed to fix… Read More

The last Pre Brexit Budget – Autumn 2018

Set against the backdrop of ongoing Brexit negotiations and exactly five months to the day before the UK leaves the EU, the Chancellor Philip Hammond presented his second Autumn Budget on Monday 29 October 2018. The headline from the Budget was ‘austerity is coming to an end – but discipline will remain’ But with huge… Read More