Spring Budget 2023

Please find the link to our summary of the Spring Budget delivered by the Chancellor Jeremy Hunt on Wednesday 15 March.  After presenting a Budget-in-all-but name with the Autumn Statement, the Spring Budget was delivered against the backdrop of a day of widespread industrial action. The run-up to the event appeared deliberately downplayed, save for … More Spring Budget 2023

Dissecting inflation: what a difference a year makes

Annual CPI inflation hit 10.1% in September, but that does not mean every price is showing a double-digit increase. Source: ONS The September Consumer Prices Index (CPI) inflation reading is probably the most important inflation metric in a given year. Traditionally, this number is the one used by the Government as the basis for increasing … More Dissecting inflation: what a difference a year makes