Autumn Statement: impact on Midlands business

Amid chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn Statement speech yesterday (Wednesday 25 November), what did we learn about plans in store for business in the Midlands?
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Insider Media has the lowdown here, including details of the government’s support package to drive growth across both the East and West Midlands.

The Birmingham Mail gives a succinct round-up of the key points of the Autumn Statement, including further details of how last week’s West Midlands Combined Authority devolution deal will give our region more control over transport, spending, regeneration and skills.

And BBC News has released a comprehensive overview of how the government’s plans outlined in the Autumn Statement will affect individuals and families.

You can read George Osborne’s spending review and Autumn Statement in full here.

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