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News // 16/11/2017

Technology: Autumn Budget 2017 Wish List

Comments provided by Will Sweeney. In comparison to recent years, the weeks leading up to next week’s first Autumn budget have been particularly turbulent with some reports that the Government are seeking an ‘eye-catching’ budget while others caution that the ongoing focus on austerity and uncertainty surrounding the ongoing Brexit position mean that now is […]

News // 16/11/2017

Autumn Budget 2017 Wish List

Chancellor has rare opportunity to deliver tax cuts and make simplifications Comments provides by Menzies Partner Richard Godmon With the focus on austerity continuing, concerns are growing that the Chancellor could remove some tax breaks intended to incentivise entrepreneurial investment. This could have disastrous consequences for the UK economy. Since its introduction in April 2016, […]

News // 16/11/2017

Transport & Logistics: Autumn Budget 2017 Wish List

Comments provided by Andrew Galliers. Nowhere to run SMEs within the Transport and Logistics sector often feel like they are stuck on a roundabout with no available exits to take. In addition, with pressures coming from all directions i.e. low margins, the attitude towards environmental considerations, new technology and staff shortages, it is no surprise […]

News // 16/11/2017

Retail: Autumn Budget 2017 Wish List

In advance of the Chancellor’s upcoming Budget, we asked each of our sector teams for the things they’d like to see to support the UK businesses. Here follows the wish list for the Wholesale & Retail sector. Comments provided by Roberto Lobue and Martin Hamilton. 2017 has not been a good year for retailers, with […]

News // 16/11/2017

Property & Construction: Autumn Budget 2017 Wish List

In advance of the Chancellor’s upcoming Budget, we asked each of our sector teams for the things they’d like to see to support the UK businesses. Here follows the wish list for the Property & Construction sector. Comments provided by Rebecca Wilkinson. Property investors This tax year has already seen the introduction of a new […]

News // 16/11/2017

Manufacturing: Autumn Budget 2017 Wish List

Comments provided by Caroline Milton. With Brexit on the horizon it’s important that UK manufacturers continue to invest in their future to remain globally competitive. It would therefore be good to see the Government increase the Annual Investment Allowance, (after decreasing this last year) to encourage investment in capital projects, particularly robotics and automation that […]