The first Autumn Budget was delivered this week amidst immense pressure to deliver something ‘spectacular’ and with some deeming it to be a ‘make or break’ Budget for the Chancellor. Some of the announcements were expected, a number of new measures announced were rather surprising.
- 25th November 2016
With Philip Hammond’s first and now last Autumn Statement delivered, the general consensus is that there were no headline grabbing tax changes which were not previously expected. What is clear is that April 2017 will bring a whole host of changes impacting both corporates and individuals (particularly the former) and it remains to be seen whether the changes will provide an element of stability to the UK economy amid the uncertainty surrounding Brexit.