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…

Government Pledges Additional Support for Hospitality and Leisure Industry

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced additional financial support for the hospitality and leisure industry; pledging an additional £1 billion for businesses negatively impacted. Indeed, the Chancellor directly addressed the difficulties endured by the hospitality and leisure industry by acknowledging how negatively impacted these ventures were during the COVID-19 pandemic, extending to recent times with the…

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…