Westminster

Budget 2021 reaction

1 month ago

Laith Khalaf examines some key points from the 2021 Budget speech, including hopes for a boomerang-like return to growth next year, the introduction of Green Bonds, and support measures for both the property market and livelihoods affected by the pandemic.

Laith also looks at how the Chancellor hopes to claw back money by freezing personal tax allowances and the higher rate threshold, while planning big rises for Corporation Tax further down the line.

 

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Laith Khalaf
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Laith Khalaf

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Financial Analyst

Laith Khalaf started his career in financial services at Hargreaves Lansdown in 2001, after studying philosophy at Cambridge University. He’s worked in a variety of roles across pensions and investments, covering both the DIY and the advised sides of the business. In 2007, he began to focus on research and analysis, and has since become a leading industry commentator, as well as a regular contributor to the financial pages of the national press. He’s a frequent guest on TV and radio, and for several years provided daily business bulletins on LBC.

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