Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, presented his Spring Statement to his peers in parliament yesterday (Tuesday 13 March), but despite his jovial ‘Tigger-like’ mood and demeanour, industry and healthcare experts were not so buoyant. Read more


Following the chancellor’s autumn budget announcement, we provide a brief round-up of the key points and some of the reactions from the pharma and industry leaders. Read more


In this online exclusive, Hitesh Dodhia, superintendent pharmacist at, looks at what the forthcoming government budget announcement should set out for pharma and healthcare in the current challenging political landscape. Read more