Podcast: Real world implications of the Budget

Podcast: Real world implications of the Budget

Accountancy Age are excited to bring you the first in our new podcast series and it's all about the Budget 2018

Podcast: Real world implications of the Budget

What does the Budget mean for us?

On 29 October Philip Hammond, or Fiscal Phil as he called himself, announced his 2018 Budget. He spoke about everything under the sun, from plastics and alcohol tax, to the NHS and education, to local council allowances and fuel.

But what does it all actually mean for us?

Accountancy Age are launching their new podcast series, AAnswers, and kicking off with a discussion on the real world implications of the Budget now the dust has had a chance to settle. We’ll be unpicking Hammond’s announcements and talking about what they actually mean for you and me.

So join the Accountancy Age editorial team to hear us discuss some of the big themes of the Budget and how they will impact the accounting industry.

Our podcast will launch on Friday 16 November so sign up now to receive it straight to your inbox.

Who are the speakers?

Beth McLoughlin has recently joined as managing editor of Accountancy Age. She was previously online editor at Petroleum Economist, and spent five years in Brazil as a foreign correspondent, working for organisations including the BBC, Sky, Voice of America, US News and World Review and The Guardian. Beth began her journalism career on local papers, before moving to national titles including The Sun.

Lucy Skoulding works as a senior reporter at Accountancy Age and has also been a reporter on Financial Director. Her journalism career began five years ago when she worked as a student journalist alongside her degree in English Literature from Warwick University. Since then she has gained experience at i Paper, The Lady, and The Guardian as well as freelancing for a range of publications, such as Metro and Women in Journalism. Lucy recently put her passions to use in co-authoring her first novel, which was published in June 2018. She has been with Accountancy Age for nearly a year, having joined in December 2017.

Emanuela Hawker graduated with an English Literature and Creative Writing degree at the University of Birmingham. Alongside her degree, Emanuela undertook freelance work with Counteract, an online music publication and interned as an editorial assistant at the political publishing house, Biteback. As well as this, Emanuela worked on creative projects with Colonel Duck Productions and Project Birmingham, writing poetry for events and animation. She is now a reporter for Accountancy Age, having joined the team in September 2018.

 

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