George Osborne has delivered his eighth Budget and sparked controversy by warning of the risks to the UK economy of EU exit. He said the UK was “well placed” to handle a “dangerous cocktail” of global economic risks if “we act now so we don’t have to pay later”. Labour have said it is a budget with “unfairness at its very core”. What do you think? Here’s some of the key points from the Spring Budget.
The big headline from Chancellor George Osbourne’s first full Tory budget since 1996was a radical move to introduce a compulsory “living wage”, entitling over 25s to earn £7.20 an hour, rising to £9 by 2020. Kirkwood Wilson Accountants assesses the other marquee measures likely to affect small to medium businesses.
George Osborne made his sixth and final Budget announcement before the general election yesterday. Kirkwood Wilson Accountants give you a succinct summary of all the key details likely to affect you and your business.