Budget 2020 – A Cicero/AMO overview

Despite what has been widely regarded as an assured performance by the recently appointed Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, today’s Budget was delivered in uncertain times.

The Chancellor addressed this upfront with a blizzard of measures to support business – particularly SMEs – through the upcoming months of the coronavirus epidemic with a £30bn of package of financial support, co-ordinated with an emergency interest rate cut announced by the Bank of England earlier today.

Many Labour MPs sitting on the Opposition benches could be forgiven for having to double check if this was Conservative Chancellor giving the Budget, such was the scale of spending announcements and give-aways.

Click here or scroll below to access Cicero/AMO’s overview of the UK Budget 2020.

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