Autumn Statement 2023 — Risk adverse approach to aid recovering UK economy

Under the possibility of a potential election date next year, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt delivered his Autumn Statement, a key note achievement of which was the continuing falling rate of inflation based on the latest forecasts from the Office for Budget Responsibility. Against the background of a seemingly recovering UK economy, the Chancellor delivered a “no…

The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement 2022 — WHA Summary

Amidst the backdrop of an economy in recession and struggling with the consequences of record inflation levels, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt delivered his Autumn Statement today. Clarifying the Government’s economic focus after the confusion following the Mini Budget U-turns, the Chancellor championed the Government’s three economic priorities; stability, growth and public services. In practical terms, Chancellor…

What does the Government’s Plan B mean for your business?

The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has announced that the Government will revert to ‘Plan B’ in response to the rise in cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant.  This plan introduces updated guidelines, and includes new restrictions for both businesses and individuals. There has been some confusion around the interpretation of the ‘Plan B’ regulations, but…