Live Debate: Autumn Statement


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Welcome to our second Tech City News live web debate giving you breaking news, live analysis, comments and debates from the comfort of your computer.

Find out how the budget will affect the technology sector and your day-to-day life. Our debate will start at 11:00 ahead of the announcements.

Your hosts & commentators

Get expert analysis and insights from our commentators. KPMG’s Tim Kay will outline how the changes could affect fast-growing businesses, and will be joined by Tech City News‘ Editor Alex Wood.

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We’ll also be serving up market analysis from our columnist Chris WoodcockBill Hubard, Chief Economist at Markets.com and insightful commentary from Kilburn & Strode’s Nick Shipp.

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Key themes

  1. Extended business rates relief for SMEs
  2. Angel investor tax incentives
  3. Updates to the Patent Box scheme
  4. Crackdown on tax avoidance

THE DEBATE IS NOW CLOSED – thanks for all your comments