How hard-pressed SMEs can obtain business support

Small businesses are the lifeblood of the UK economy, but with rapid inflation and other economic headwinds making trade difficult, they can struggle to access support. There is a wide range of important tax reliefs available to SMEs, which could provide some much-needed financial assistance. These include: Employment Allowance claims This scheme allows eligible businesses […]

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Managing costs to offset spiralling inflation – Our top tips for cutting your bills

A leading business organisation has highlighted the problems faced by businesses after new figures show a steep rise in business costs. According to figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), producer input price inflation stands at a record-high 18.6 per cent, and the consumer prices index at nine per cent and could go higher. It says the disparity […]

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Spring Statement 2022

Exactly two years since the first lockdown was announced, the eyes of the public were firmly fixed on the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, as he rose to the despatch box in the House of Commons to deliver his Spring Statement. Yet again, Mr Sunak found himself addressing MPs against a background…

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