The Spring Budget was the chancellor’s opportunity to instil boost business confidence and get them spending, hiring and investing. Unfortunately, the result was underwhelming.
Mark Tighe, CEO at RD Tax Solutions, explains why the chancellor is on the right track with R&D tax relief but needs to fine-tune his message.
With chancellor Philip Hammond backtracking on plans to increase tax for the self-employed, Real Business looks at some other humiliating business-related government u-turns.
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Judging by this week’s omnishambles Budget, the Treasury would indeed be more at home with Jeremy Corbyn.
Business rates raise £25bn a year, and chancellor Philip Hammond has addressed concerns from company leaders with three new measures.
There’s a new government strategy to roll out fibre broadband and 5G coverage, with chancellor Philip Hammond using the Spring Budget to unveil how Britain will dominate the world in terms of mobile technology.
With a National Living Wage increase set to take place from April, chancellor Philip Hammond confirmed during the Spring Budget 2017 that the extra amount payable per staff member will be £500.
During the Spring Budget 2017, chancellor Philip Hammond announced a £270m fund for disruptive technologies with the power to “transform the UK economy”.
In what has been called the last of its kind, here is the full transcript of Spring Budget 2017 – given by chancellor Philip Hammond on 8 March.
It’s time for chancellor Philip Hammond’s Spring Budget 2017, so we’ve looked at the rumour mill and compiled a list of business announcements likely to crop up.
It’s impossible to ignore the rise of the gig economy, so RJP’s Anne Eager explains how HMRC will go about tackling this new tax collection quandary.
After the chaos on the eve of the self-assessment tax deadline in January, when a technology failure at HMRC cut callers off before they knew if payments had cleared, business owners have an extra incentive to get on top of things. Here’s how to make tax returns easy.