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Spring Statement – PwC comments

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John Hawksworth, chief economist at PwC, comments on the Spring Statement: “The Chancellor announced some very modest increases in future public spending today, but largely bided his time until the fog of uncertainty over Brexit clears. He did promise more... (Continue reading)

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Spring Statement 2019 – The Chancellor’s pre-Brexit gift from the OBR won’t go far

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Chief Economist at KPMG in the UK,  highlights the limited headroom the Chancellor has despite the improved revenue forecasts. Yael Selfin, Chief Economist at KPMG in the UK highlights the limited headroom the Chancellor has, despite the improved revenue forecasts:... (Continue reading)

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BCC comments on Spring Statement

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Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has commented on the change to tariffs in the event of a no deal Brexit. Commenting on the Spring Statement, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British... (Continue reading)

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British Property Federation responds to Spring Statement 2019

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The British Property Federation responds to the Chancellor of the Excequer’s Spring Statement Government response to Land Value Capture proposals Ian Fletcher, director of real estate policy, said: “We have significant concerns around Land Value Capture, which threatens to hold... (Continue reading)

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Additional £1.7m to help Welsh business weather Brexit

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The Economy Minister, Ken Skates has announced an additional £1.7m to help Welsh SMEs weather the challenges and uncertainties of Brexit. The money is being made available via the Welsh Government’s Business Resilience Fund, which was launched in November, with... (Continue reading)

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Supporting women and girls in Pakistan

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Funding of £400,000 to help disadvantaged women and girls in Pakistan complete their education has been announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. The revised five year programme will now provide scholarships to women and girls through their secondary education, undergraduate... (Continue reading)

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Agri-tourism monitor farms

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Two farms have been selected to develop their food tourism business and encourage others to follow their example. Working with other farms, estates and crofts, the two new agri-tourism monitor farms located in East Lothian and Dunbartonshire will help to... (Continue reading)

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Spring Budget: £100 million funding for police to tackle violent crime

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A further £100 million funding will be made available to police forces in the worst affected areas in England and Wales for knife and violent crime. The Chancellor announced in the Spring Statement today that this funding will ease policing... (Continue reading)

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Spring Statement: End of late payments could finally be in sight

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Responding to the announcement in the Spring Statement on addressing the late payments issue, National Chairman of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), Mike Cherry, said: “At a time of great uncertainty, the Chancellor has shown today that there is... (Continue reading)

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Funding to Prepare for Brexit

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced £2 million is now available to help even more businesses in Scotland prepare for Brexit. The Brexit Support Grant, administered by Scottish Enterprise, will now be available to help small and medium sized businesses... (Continue reading)

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