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Chancellor Philip Hammond Has Delivered The Autumn 2017 Budget

Key Budget Points

The state of the economy

  • Growth forecast for 2017 downgraded from 2% to 1.5% - Productivity growth and business investment also revised down
  • Another 600,000 people forecast to be in work by 2022
  • £500m for 5G mobile networks, fibre broadband and artificial intelligence
  • £540m to support the growth of electric cars, including more charging points
  • A further £2.3bn allocated for investment in research and development,
  • Another 600,000 people forecast to be in work by 2022
  • Existing diesel supplement in company car tax to rise by 1%
  • Short-haul air passenger duty rates and long-haul economy rates to be frozen, paid for by an increase on premium-class tickets and on private jets.
  • VAT threshold for small business to remain at £85,000 for two years
  • Income tax to be applied from April 2019 on digital economy royalties relating to UK sales which are paid to a low-tax jurisdiction, raising about £200m a year
  • Rises in business rates to be pegged to CPI measure of inflation, not RPI
  • A further £2.3bn allocated for investment in research and development

  • £3bn to be set aside over next two years to prepare UK for every possible outcome as it leaves EU
Pensions, tax, savings and welfare
  • Stamp duty to be abolished immediately for first-time buyers purchasing properties worth up to £300,000
  • In London and other expensive areas, the first £300,000 of the cost of a £500,000 purchase by first-time buyers will be exempt from stamp duty
  • £1.5bn package to "address concerns" about the delivery of universal credit
  • Claimants to get one month's payment within five weeks of applying
  • Scottish police and fire services to get refunds on VAT from April 2018
  • Vehicle excise duty for diesel cars that do not meet latest standards to rise by one band in April 2018
  • Tax hike will not apply to van owners
  • Tax-free personal allowance to rise to £11,850 in April 2018
  • Higher-rate tax threshold to increase to £46,350
  • Tobacco will rise by 2% above Retail Price Index (RPI) inflation while the minimum excise duty on cigarettes introduced in March will also rise, as will duty on hand-rolled tobacco
  • Duty on beer, wine, spirits and most ciders will be frozen
  • Duty on high-strength "white ciders" to be increased via new legislation

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House of Fraser rescue plan faces vote Posted on Friday June 22, 2018

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Hammond: Treasury not the 'enemy of Brexit' Posted on Thursday June 21, 2018

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Intel chief Brian Krzanich resigns over relationship Posted on Thursday June 21, 2018

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US banks pass financial stress tests Posted on Thursday June 21, 2018

The Federal Reserve says US banks have the money to handle a recession, despite rising credit card debt.

Chanel lifts the veil on its profits for the first time Posted on Thursday June 21, 2018

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US court backs states over web sales tax Posted on Thursday June 21, 2018

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Webinar resources Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

Thank you for registering on to the Business and Management Faculty's webinar, Brexit update, broadcast on 20 June 2018.

Business and Management Faculty 2018 webinars and events Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

Stay up-to-date by attending our webinars and events in 2018. We have a varied programme of CPD lectures offering you the choice of meeting fellow members at our one hour events at Chartered Accountants’ Hall, or listening to our online webinars from the comfort of your office or home.

Company filing requirements and development update Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

This webinar will provide you with a quick summary of filing requirements and indicate how to legitimately reduce excessive detail of personal information requested.

Investor relations and the FD Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

Faculty members turned out in force on 6 February for the first joint event between the Faculty and the Investor Relations Society. An impressive line-up of speakers, chaired by Penny Bickerstaff, independent consultant and Faculty committee member, debated the demands on FDs from their IR programmes, and the inherent conflicts with the day job.

Audit: What CFOs want Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

The main purpose of an audit is to satisfy an organisation’s shareholders, but is that the only benefit to the finance function? Lauren Razavi finds out.

Internal Audit - Members opinions Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

In the February issue of Finance & Management, we published an article by Robin Pritchard, focusing on the need for audit committees to demand more of their internal audit function, and for internal audit to take a more proactive role in the business. Here two veterans of internal audit give their responses.

You gets what you pays for Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

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Worth 1,000 Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

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Statistics skills in Excel Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

We go “back to basics” for this series of Excel statistics webinars offering you very practical steps designed to help you make use of statistic’s tools in Excel to improve your data analysis.

Stats skills in Excel - Forecasting and trends Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

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Strategy - Using the board intelligently Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

In a competitive business world, how can a company’s board help to drive progress? Simon Albert of Board Intelligence argues that an intelligently-prepared board pack is key to success.

KPI implementation Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

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Notice of annual general meeting Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

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Head in the clouds Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

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Economic update 2018 Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

Dr. Stephen Davies, Head of Education at the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) presents a one hour webinar on the state of the UK economy half way through 2018.

WIF steering group Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

WIF is the Business and Management Faculty’s Women in Finance Network.

Seven steps to recruiting the right team Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

Clarity or purpose and a rounded approach are essential, finds Bethan Ashmead-Latham.

Steps to minimise supply chain fraud Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

As businesses are becoming increasingly reliant on longer, more complex supply chains, the opportunities for fraud are increasing. Tim Philips looks at what can be done to prevent it.

Choosing the right KPIs Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

With crucial KPIs buried deep in every business, finance professionals speak to Lauren Razavi about how they harness their company’s hidden depths for success.

Benefits of bespoke data analysis Posted on Thursday January 01, 1970

Matthew Leitch extols the considerable business benefits of bespoke data analysis.

What are tariffs and how do they affect us? Posted on Friday June 22, 2018

As a trade war becomes an increasing risk, how do governments use tariffs in international commerce?

Are we in for a beer shortage this summer? Posted on Wednesday June 20, 2018

Why beer, fizzy drinks and meat could be in short supply this summer in the UK.

The personal stylists helping out-of-work women Posted on Tuesday June 19, 2018

Smart Works charity offers styling and interview coaching for women who are struggling to find work.

The true cost of a dream Ugandan wedding Posted on Thursday June 21, 2018

The desire for the perfect day has led to a boom in Uganda’s wedding industry - but these events come at a cost.

Transforming Asia's skylines Posted on Monday June 18, 2018

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This car is on Autopilot. What happens next? Posted on Tuesday June 12, 2018

Semi-autonomous vehicles, which can partly drive themselves, are already on our roads. But experts are worried that drivers don't understand what they can do.

Think about your customers' needs from the start Posted on Monday June 18, 2018

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Aero engine-maker Rolls-Royce to slash 4,600 jobs Posted on Thursday June 14, 2018

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Business owners worried about Network Rail arches sell-off Posted on Tuesday June 12, 2018

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President Trump's continued engagement with North Korea raises curiosity over its economy. Posted on Monday June 11, 2018

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