When the Chancellor of the Exchequer delivered his 2016 autumn statement, I worked with John Miles, co-founder and CEO of Health & Parenting on a rapid response.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, delivered his first (and last!) autumn statement on 23 November 2016.
In addition to confirming previously announced plans to accelerate the roll-out of tax-free childcare in 2017, he announced a new National Productivity Investment Fund to provide £23bn of additional spending to ensure the UK’s economy is fit for the future.
Real Business magazine also included part of John’s quote in their round up of SME business leaders’ responses.
Then before Christmas, the government announced an extra £440m to be spent on providing up to 600,000 homes and businesses with superfast broadband. We added extra detail to our comments, which were included in an article by Tech City News.
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