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Budget 2023: a hope or hindrance for business?

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On the latest ICAEW Insights podcast, we explore the contents of the 2023 Spring Budget and the likely impacts on UK businesses and the work of finance professionals alike.

Coming only five months after Chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s Autumn Statement, which hastily course-corrected from September 2022’s ‘fiscal event’, the Spring Budget was expected to be a quieter affair.

Going beyond the headlines, host Iain Wright is joined again by Frances Haque, Chief Economist at Santander UK, and David Williamson, Political Editor at the Sunday Express, to discuss Wednesday’s announcements.

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Iain Wright


  • David Williamson, Political Editor, Sunday Express
  • Frances Haque, Chief Economist, Santander UK


Natalie Chisholm


Episode first published: 17 March 2023
Podcast recorded: 16 March 2023

All views expressed on this podcast are those of the contributors and don’t necessarily reflect those of ICAEW or its members.