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Budget 2024: does it change anything?

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In this Insights In Focus episode, we discuss the contents of the 2024 Spring Budget and their likely impacts on the UK economy.

The Spring Budget was delivered against the backdrop of recession and persistent inflation. While the Chancellor had better-than-expected headroom for delivering tax cuts, the UK economy and its public finances are still navigating a difficult road to recovery. And, with a general election taking place within the year, will anything announced on 6 March have an impact on public sentiment?

Host Philippa Lamb breaks down the Spring Budget with Iain Wright, ICAEW Managing Director, Reputation and Influence; Frances Haque, Chief Economist at Santander UK; and David Williamson, Political Editor of the Sunday Express.

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You can read the full transcript of this episode here. 



Philippa Lamb


  • Iain Wright, Managing Director, Reputation and Influence, ICAEW
  • David Williamson, Political Editor, Sunday Express
  • Frances Haque, Chief Economist, Santander UK


Natalie Chisholm

Episode first published: 8 March 2024
Podcast recorded: 7 March 2024

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

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