Phillip Hammond has been commended for seeing “the error of his ways” and performing a U-turn on National Insurance (NI) for the self-employed.
In a letter to Conservative MPs, the Chancellor said he would not proceed with the planned two per cent increase in Class 4 National Insurance Contributions which he announced just a week previously.

Planning chiefs kept their red cards firmly in their top pockets and unanimously backed Poole Town FC’s latest stadium proposals yesterday.

The Dolphins have only nine weeks to get their ground up to National South status, or face the daunting prospect of dropping back down to the Southern League - just months after their historic promotion.

Providing a voice for their local business community is a key mission for every accredited Chamber of Commerce in the UK.

The British Chambers of Commerce and Dorset Chamber are working together to understand Chamber members' current priorities and concerns around digital infrastructure and skills.