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.
The chancellor claimed to be “listening to the voice of business” in his speech, so here is a Spring Budget summary for SMEs and entrepreneurs in 500 words.
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.
According to Hammond, since 2010 the government has secured £140bn in additional tax revenue by taking robust action to tackle avoidance, evasion, and non-compliance.
While the rights given to self-employed workers will improve, any loopholes allowing tax avoidance will be searched for and closed. This was an announcement made by chancellor Philip Hammond in the 2017 Spring Budget.
During the Spring Budget 2017, chancellor Philip Hammond announced a £270m fund for disruptive technologies with the power to “transform the UK economy”.
Today in his Spring Budget the chancellor Phillip Hammond announced a reduction in the tax free dividend allowance from £5,000 to £2,000.
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.
To celebrate International Women’s Day, Tinder has backed the Be Bold For Change message with an art installation on London’s Southbank, which model Lily Cole kicked off.
Game of Thrones actress Emilia Clarke, a powerful female leader on the show, and now in real life, has revealed that even she finds herself challenged by inequality in the workplace.
With gender pay gap reporting coming in and the job market being candidate-led, companies need to make sure people want to work there – not expect people (especially women) to change for them. It’s not such a tricky workforce puzzle after all.