The 2017 Autumn Budget

By November 22, 2017UK insight

This afternoon, the Chancellor delivered the Budget – the second of the year – and, despite the downgraded economic forecasts, used the opportunity to set out a positive vision for the UK economy and outline the Government’s resolve to ‘look forwards, not backwards’. Despite his reputation as an unflashy Chancellor, Hammond did pull one rabbit out of the hat: the abolition of stamp duty for first-time buyers on properties worth up to £300,000.  Please click the button below to read our full analysis, which includes details of the headline announcements and developments for the technology, transport, energy and health sectors.

Autumn Budget 2017