Chancellor Of The Exchequer

State announcement: the Government said this is a potential £3.1bn of support to the self-employed through November to January, with a further grant to follow, covering February to April

Self-employed support ‘to double’

By Nikkie Thatcher

The Government contribution for self-employed workers such as publicans is increasing, Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has announced.

Prepared: the Government outlines measures for coronavirus preparation in its Budget

Budget 2020

Pubs win in Budget 2020 with significant financial support

By Nicholas Robinson

Teetotal Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak paid critical attention to the pub trade in the release of his 2020 Budget today (11 March), as the sector braces itself for a hammering by coronavirus.

Spring Statement: the sector will have to see how Philip Hammond's Budget affects pubs

Spring Budget unlikely to help pubs much

By Nicholas Robinson

Little of the Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Spring Budget will give respite to the pub trade, with leaders continuing to call for tax equality.

VAT Club on track says Jacques Borel

VAT Club ‘back on track’, says Borel

By Rob Willock

Jacques Borel’s VAT Club has obtained 24 lobbying appointments with MPs and had responses from a further 55, according to the veteran campaigner.

Gordon Brown

Gordon Brown Prime Minister (new entry)

By The PMA Team

Gordon Brown Prime Minister (new entry), Alistair Darling Chancellor of the Exchequer (6) Why they are on the list: Brown leads a Government that has...



It's decision day soon for the big issues affecting the trade, says MP John Grogan The House of Commons is currently taking its half term break, and...



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