Commentary

Following the delivery of the Spring Statement on Tuesday 13 March 2018, Deloitte’s experts give their views on the key announcements affecting the economy, businesses and individuals.

Coin

The economic landscape
Spring has come early for Chancellor Hammond. See why in Deloitte’s economic review.

Daniel Lyons

VAT thresholds - new solutions could be complex
Daniel Lyons, indirect tax partner, comments.

Statement word cloud

Statement word cloud
The most popular phrases used during the Chancellor's statement.

Bill Dodwell

Taxation of the digital economy
Bill Dodwell, head of tax policy at Deloitte, comments on the Government’s updated position paper.

Daniel Lyons

Call for evidence on tax changes to tackle single use plastic issue
Daniel Lyons, indirect tax partner, comments.

Twitter word cloud

Twitter word cloud
The most tweeted phrases during the Chancellor's speech.

Rachel McEleney

Deloitte welcomes Government’s call for evidence on online platforms
Rachel McEleney, Associate Tax Director at Deloitte, comments.

Ian Stewart

Spring comes early for Mr Hammond
Ian Stewart, chief economist at Deloitte, comments on the Spring Statement.

Gerry Biddle

Three yearly revaluations for business rates
Gerry Biddle, business rates expert at Deloitte Real Estate, comments on the Spring Statement.

Bill Dodwell

Ian Stewart, Deloitte UK's Chief Economist, and Bill Dodwell, Head of Tax Policy at Deloitte, preview the Spring Statement.

Ian Stewart

Watch Ian Stewart, Deloitte UK's Chief Economist, give his predictions on the Spring Statement.