Tony haines - Wenn Townsend

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The Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented his first Budget on Wednesday 11 March 2020. In his speech he stated ‘we are at the beginning of a new era in this country.

Rob Morgan, Pensions & Investments Analyst at Charles Stanley Direct

Charles Stanley Budget reaction

It’s great news that the Junior ISA (and Child Trust Fund) allowance has been increased to £9,000. This move will help families build significant nest egg for their children’s future, whether eventually used for higher education or a house deposit.

Garry White

There was a lot of spending but where were the cuts?

The root and branch review of the fiscal framework looks interesting and could imply austerity is well and truly over in the light of low interest rates.

Mark Charter

Carter Jonas Budget response

R&D is the future of the UK’s booming high technology sector, and we welcome the Chancellor’s commitment to increasing investment in R&D to a record £22 billion per year.

Mgroup Jo Painting

Budget Day 2020

This Budget bore very little resemblance to the traditionally expected Conservative Budget and focused on expenditure or public infrastructure projects in a bid to boost the economy.

Stuart Crook - Wellers Accountants

Budget response from Wellers Accountants

£18 billion increase in general public spending, but tax measures were relatively few.

Bruce Potter - Blake Morgan

Budget reaction from law firm Blake Morgan

“The Chancellor’s first Budget is one of unplanned circumstance, to a degree. Above all COVID-19 has succeeded in disrupting what should have been the Chancellor’s first attempt at outlining what the government’s vision for the post-Brexit UK really is.

Adam Forder Moorcrofts Corporate Lawyer

Entrepreneurs’ relief remains, just.

Rishni Sunak, the Chancellor, today announced a number of measures, he says, to support the UK economy both long term and in light of the Coronavirus outbreak.

Alan Richardson - Grant Thornton

Budget 2020: preparing for coronavirus and investing in infrastructure

The chancellor planted a few seeds for Boris Johnson’s future plans for the UK economy, before investing heavily in the fiscal equivalent of stockpiling to see the UK through the impending coronavirus (COVID-19) storm.

Alan Sowden Chapman Robinson & Moore

Chapman Robinson & Moore – Budget 2020 Response

New Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented the Spring Budget on 11th March 2020. Of course, there was no Autumn Budget 2019 due to the general election, so this sees a return to a March Budget affecting the tax year starting 6th April.