How the UK's latest budget will affect tech in 2015

March 18, 2015 5:05 PM

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How the UK's latest budget will affect tech in 2015

The UK's Chancellor George Osborne made his final budget statement before the General Election today, and as expected, there were a few technology-focused announcements designed to keep politicians, business leaders and voters alike happy.

The first is a measure widely referred to as the "Google tax," which Osborne first mentioned in the autumn statement last September. It's aimed at large, multinational companies such as Google and Amazon, which have been criticised for moving profits offshore in order to avoid Britain's tax rates. I...

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