The ITV Business Club is made up of leading businessmen and women from across the UK. Throughout the year they will be giving their views on the economy and how it is directly affecting their companies. In the West Country, there is a panel of six. They include leading manufacturers, entrepreneurs and experts in employment and finance. Ahead of the budget, we asked each of them what they would like the Chancellor to announce.
Ben Taylor is Assistant Chief Executive of manufacturing firm, Renishaw, based in Gloucestershire. It is one of the West Country's biggest employers, and exports its producted worldwide.
Rob Law is an entrepreneur who set up his company, Magmatic, which makes the Trunki range of children's luggage. It is based in Bristol, and the products are sold worldwide.
Jaya Chakrabarti is also a Bristol based entrepreneur. She set up her own company, Nameless, which is a digital agency. In his budget, she wants the Chancellor to help small businesses like hers.
Lucy Bristow knows better than most what the jobs market is like. She runs the recruitment company she founded more than twenty years ago, and would welcome anything that makes it easier for firms to take on staff.
Gerry Cottle ran away from home to join the circus when he was a teenager. He want on to become one of the most successful circus owners in the world. He now owns Wookey Hole tourist attraction and hotel in Somerset, and is in no doubt what he wants changed in the budget.
Mark Dampier knows a thing or two about money. He is Head of Research at financial services company, Hargreaves Lansdown, and has firm views on what he would like the Chancellor to do - or not to do.