Budget date re-confirmed

Budget date re-confirmed

After a tumultuous few days in politics, it has been confirmed by the new Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak that the Budget will take place as planned on Wednesday 11 March 2020.

There has been fevered press speculation that the new

Breathing space to help those in debt

Breathing space to help those in debt

HM Treasury has confirmed that the new 'breathing space' scheme to help those with problem debts will become operational next year. The scheme will provide legal protections from creditor action while those affected will receive professional

Farm payments during the transition period

Farm payments during the transition period

The Chancellor recently announced that the level of funding for direct payments for farmers would continue for 2020 at the same rate as 2019. This has now been confirmed by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA).

This will

Travel to EU during transition period

Travel to EU during transition period

For the time being, travel between the EU and UK continues as before. This means that if you have any travel plans to the EU during the rest of 2020 you can expect the pre-Brexit withdrawal travel regulations will still apply.

However, new rules are

Brexit coin issued

Brexit coin issued

The Government has announced that a new 50 pence coin entered into circulation on 31 January to mark the UK’s departure from the European Union. The new coin, which was unveiled by the Chancellor, Sajid Javid, who is also the Master of the Mint