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Autumn Statement 2016

As part of our continued effort to simplify business for our clients we have prepared a summary of this year's Autumn Statement which is available here.

Autumn Statement plans

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, will present his first Autumn Statement to Parliament on Wednesday 23 November 2016.

Latest ONS labour market statistics

The ONS has announced that in the three months from March to May 2016, the number of people in work increased. The number of unemployed people and the number of people not working and not seeking or available to work (economically inactive) fell.

Autumn Statement 2015

On Wednesday 25 November George Osborne presented the first Autumn Statement of this Parliament. So what exactly did the Chancellor say and, more importantly, what did it actually mean?

5p carrier bag charge comes into force

Carrier bag charges began in England on 5 October 2015. For a large retailer the minimum charge is 5p for single-use plastic carrier bags. For small or medium-sized businesses no charge is required but can be made on a voluntary basis.

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