Autumn Budget 2018

Analysis and commentary from Smith & Williamson’s team of experts, identifying the key changes and outlining the practical implications for you and your business.

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The 2018 UK Budget was announced on 29 October by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond. 

Trailed by the Treasury as an opportunity to “build a stronger, more prosperous economy” and the last Budget before the UK is scheduled to leave the European Union on 29 March 2019. 

Our analysis and commentary can be found below and you can also follow our expert reaction as it happened via our Budget 2018 Twitter moment.  

If you are a journalist and would like further commentary or to arrange an interview, please contact Ben Mitchell or Mark Gee in our Press Office.    

Budget 2018 commentary

Budget 2018 Insights

Nom Doms

A chance for international private clients to take stock

International private client

Real Estate

Relatively few surprises for a real estate industry already adapting to a number of taxation changes

Real estate

Professional Practices Autumn Budget 2018

Professional practices: Tax changes to support business investment

Professional practices

Individuals Autumn Budget 2018

All quiet on the personal tax front save some minor adjustments to existing rules


Owner Management Business Budget 2018

Mixed bag for owner managed businesses which included some helpful benefits in specific scenarios

Owner managed businesses

Financial Services Autumn Budget

Not too many surprises coming out of the 2018 Budget for the financial services sector

Financial services

International and large corporate budgets

Further regulation for large corporates and international businesses, but there are some positives!

Corporates and international businesses

Trusts Budget 2018

Trustees – the art of consultation and minor changes to existing rules


Enabling Entrepreneurs

Budget 2018 heralds welcome commitments for entrepreneurs


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