12 Mar 2020Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered his 2020 Budget speech yesterday, outlining a range of tax and financial measures. Mr Sunak's speech unveiled a raft of amendments, including a £30 billion stimulus package to support the UK economy through coronavirus contagion, a one-year suspension of business rates for shops, cinemas, restaurants and music venues in England with a rateable value below £51,000 and a rise in the national insurance contribution (NIC) threshold from £8,632 to £9,500. Further details regarding the announcements made by the Chancellor featured in the official press releases. Our comprehensive Budget Summary outlines the key measures, including some of the less-publicised changes that may impact upon your business or personal finances. For a detailed overview of the 2020 Budget information, please read our 2020 Budget Summary.