The Autumn Budget 2017
27 November 2017
On Wednesday 22 November, the first Autumn Budget saw the Chancellor in an upbeat mood despite the economic challenge the UK faces as well as personal criticism from within his own party that gave double meaning to his statement “A future that will be full of change”.
On the face of it much of the headline grabbing items were for the younger generation in a giveaway blatantly aimed at a demographic who chose Labour in the General Election.
The immediate abolition of Stamp Duty Land Tax for certain first time buyers caused the greatest applause and a hint of the post Brexit future with talk of a ‘technological revolution’, investing in new-tech businesses, electric cars and offering the opportunity for individuals to retrain, specifically in digital skills.
Take a look at our Autumn Budget 2017 booklet which can be downloaded below, to get a detailed summary of the Budget;
Click here to download publication (PDF, 1.2 MB)