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Budget Breakfast 2015
Thursday 19th March
Following the Chancellor's Budget 2015 announcement, Reed Finance & Reed Accountancy hosted a Budget Breakfast to discuss the budget and outlook for the UK economy.
The event, which was hosted by guest speaker David Smith, Economics Editor for the Sunday Times, offered insight to London based business leaders.
The Great Hall, Merchant Taylors' Hall,
30 Threadneedle Street, London, EC2R 8JB
Thursday 19th March 2015
Breakfast from 7.30am
Presentation to begin at 8.00am
Event to finish no later than 10.30am
Friday 13th March 2015
Limited spaces available. RSVP is essential
Register your interest by filling in the form on
the right hand side
About David Smith
David Smith has been Economics Editor of The Sunday Times since 1989, where he writes a weekly column. David also writes columns for the CBI's Business Voice, Tax Journal and other publications as well as presenting regular talks to a wide variety of audiences.
Prior to joining The Sunday Times, he worked for The Times, Financial Weekly, Now! Magazine, the Henley Centre for Forecasting and Lloyds Bank.
David Smith is the author of several books, and has his own website www.economicsuk.com
Born and raised in the West Midlands, David studied at the Universities of Wales, Oxford and London. He is a visiting professor at both Cardiff University and Nottingham University, and has lectured at Nottingham's Malaysia and Ningbo (China) campuses.
- Economy recovering and deficit coming down, but this was not a macro-economic budget
- Some useful measures to promote investment and exports, but no game-changers
- Meaningful help for savers, mainly on ISAs
- Budget will be remembered for pension reform, potentially very far-reaching