AAnswers: The real world implications of the Budget 2018

AAnswers: The real world implications of the Budget 2018

Accountancy Age launch their new podcast series, AAnswers, with the first episode looking at how the Budget and latest Brexit announcements impact you


With our new podcast series, AAnswers, we respond to the big questions of our time, future-proofing the knowledge you need to succeed moving forwards in the accounting industry.

This week’s episode picks apart Philip Hammond’s 2018 Budget, analysing the various elements which we feel are particularly important to the UK accountant, including:

  • Brexit, of course
  • IR35
  • Austerity
  • NHS funding
  • Universal credit
  • Stamp duty
  • The Digital Services Tax
  • Brexit again!

Tune in below to hear what we have to say and please feel free to tweet us to let us know what you think about our new AAnswers podcast by following us @AccountancyAge.

Be sure to keep an eye out for our upcoming podcasts in the series, where we will be talking about hot topics like Making Tax Digital, audit scandals, technology and accounting, and the elephant in the room, Brexit. Please also tweet us if you have a topic you would like us to cover in upcoming podcasts.

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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