A budget briefing, hosted by George Hay, is to explain how it will affect businesses and families in the district. Barry Jefferd, tax partner from the chartered accounts, will address attendees and explain the impact of the key budget issues to be announced by the Chancellor Philip Hammond March 8. Also John Bridge, chief executive of Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce, will be speaking about the impact of the Budget on local issues. The budget briefing is now in its eighth year and always prove very popular so booking is essential. The free event will take place on March 10, at Huntingdon Racecourse, from 7.30 till 9.30am. To book, go to www.georgehay.co.uk/budget17.