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Autumn budget 2018: Sector reactions

On Monday 29 October, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond delivered the latest Budget. This included key funding announcements for Universal Credit, the NHS and local government as well as a small number of targeted announcements for charities.
NCVO has published a blog summarising the key points for charities and the voluntary and community sector, which include:
  • No changes to the VAT threshold (yet)
  • National Insurance Contributions Employment Allowance axed for larger organisations
  • A review of the Apprenticeship Levy
  • A winter boost for social care
  • Support for air ambulance and blood bikes
  • Extra cash for Universal Credit
Other local and national sector organisations have published useful summaries and their reactions to the budget including:

Read the full Budget 2018 documents here