Spring Budget 2024

Spring Budget RHL Newcastle

The Spring Budget is looked forward to with some hope that we may feel better off after it.  However, not many could claim that after the latest iteration.  It was common knowledge that the Chancellor had little room for manoeuvre owing to the poor state of the public purse. Further, the cut to National Insurance and freeze on Fuel Duty were confirmed before he even stood up at the Despatch Box.  Clearly, a cut to a personal tax is welcome, but it does help working pensioners as they do not pay NI anyway. That does not mean that they don’t need some help of course. It could be why they are still working.  The freeze on Fuel Duty also is welcome as…

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