Big Budget for Small Businesses

Few were expecting to be popping Champagne corks in celebration after this week’s budget and, for the harbingers of doom, there was lots of negative news, not least that the growth forecast for 2013 has been revised down to just 0.6%. As always, it can be hard to separate the budget day performance in front of the cameras from what’s actually happening behind the scenes, but one message was communicated very clearly: encouraging small businesses and kick starting growth are... Read More