Chancellor insists the Government “stands ready to do more”.
Macroeconomy now businesses’ number one concern.
Only growth in bonuses keeps total pay growth positive.
Fears of recession as monthly GDP contracts.
Almost 300,000 more than the first tax day of 2018.
Government aims to tackle abuse of limited partnerships.
Budget demanded due to rising costs for businesses.
Rates rise marks fourth increase in a row from record low.
Businesses also unaware of other Government schemes.
Move by HMRC follows increase in basic interest rate.