Last week’s fiscal statement, the ‘mini-Budget’ that the Government insisted wasn’t, in fact, a Budget at all, came at 9:30am on Friday 23 September and brought with it some significant, unexpected and (in some cases) controversial measures.
Amid preceding uncertainty about if, when, or whether there’d even be a fiscal statement this month, recently appointed Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng ushered in what he heralded as “a new era” for businesses and families across the United Kingdom.
If you were in any doubt that this wasn’t your typical Budget, or a Budget at all, look no further than the absence of an economic outlook report from the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR). The Chancellor emphasised that, in light of this, there would be a fuller package of announcements to come later in the autumn.
To read our full article click this link: Fiscal Statement