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CFG's 2016 Budget Briefing published

The Chancellor announced Budget 2016 today.

We have put together a briefing for charities on the headline announcements and important economic information with comments from CFG's expert corporate subscribers.

Key messages:

  • Mandatory charitable business rates relief protected.
  • No additional support for charities to deal with National Living Wages and the Apprenticeship Levy.
  • More targeted giveaways for military and women’s charities.

Download the briefing(.pdf)

Throughout the day, our policy team were live-blogging the announcements as they happened, and we have also published an early analysis of the key issues for charities.

You can also check #volsecbudget on Twitter for updates as they happened from a range of leading charity professionals.

If you have any questions about the Budget and its potential impact, please email the policy team on

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