How will the economy fare in 2013? What are the goals for the region's businesses? The Chancellor delivers his Autumn Statement tomorrow.
Reaction to the Budget from our ITV Business Club.
As George Osborne announced his spending plans, we visited a family to find out what the financial implications will be for them.
As well as August fuel price rise, vehicle excise duty will go up in line with inflation. However, it will be frozen for road hauliers.
The Chancellor George Osborne says that because of the health problems caused by tobacco, there will be significant increases in duty.
Steve owns 'From', a company only stocking items produced within a 20 mile radius. He welcomes the announcement £20 billion loan guarantees will be available to small businesses, saying "it can only be a good thing. There seems to be a lot of pro small business talk coming through."
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Jonathan Neame, the Chief Executive of Kent brewer Shepherd Neame, welcomes promises of a simpler tax system, if claims are true.
Report on South East airport capacity to be published this summer. Chancellor says our region needs more airport capacity.
George Osborne has announced extra funding for construction firms to help the industry.
ITV News' Economic Editor Richard Edgar has his own breakdown of the Budget
£100m improvement in Armed Forces' accommodation. Those serving abroad will get 100 per cent relief in council tax.
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