Spring Statement

Our summary of all the key announcements.

A round-up of the announcements.
A summary of the key consultations.
The rates and allowances for 2019/20.
New rules from 1 April 2019.
A summary of the changes.
A round-up of the changes.
Reaction to the Chancellor's statement.

Latest business news

Chancellor outlines Winter Economy Plan

A new emergency jobs scheme will be introduced to protect jobs during the coronavirus (COVID-19) downturn this winter, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced.

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UK economic recovery slowing even before new Covid-19 curbs

The UK's recovery from the Covid-19 lockdown was losing momentum even before the announcement of new restrictions to control the spread of the virus, according to the latest data.

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Business groups call for more support following new restrictions

Following Prime Minister Boris Johnson's speech in which he outlined new coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions for businesses in England, business groups have called for further government support.

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