Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered his 2021 Budget speech yesterday, outlining a range of financial measures designed to boost the UK economy once the current coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown ends in England.
Mr Sunak's speech unveiled a raft of changes, including an extension to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) until September; a super-deduction providing allowances of 130% on most new plant and machinery; an extension of the stamp duty holiday until 30 September; and £5 billion in restart grants to help boost businesses once the lockdown comes to an end.
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 2021 Budget information, please read our 2021 Budget Summary.