- High earners and big businesses bear the brunt of initial tax changes
- Furlough scheme, stamp duty relief and business rates support to continue for much of 2021
- Commitment to green growth
By September, when the furlough scheme ends and the last drops of Rishi Sunak’s Covid-19 support scheme come to a close, the UK economy will have enjoyed 19 months of government aid.
And in that time, the chancellor has proven himself to be a likeable and capable politician - willing to dish out loans and grants and cash to almost everyone in need. Only a few small business owners have slipped through the net of support.