Budget 2014: What the budget means for SMEs

Of the budget's 25 pro-business measures, these are the ones that count for small business, writes Pat Sutton.

20th October, 2013

Budget 2014 has its pros and cons, but it has succeeded in one major way:providing a level of income certainty to consumers. It is hoped that this consumer confidence will be reflected in increased consumer spending and give a lift to SMEs in general. There are 25 pro-business measures in the budget. Here are the ones that really matter for SMEs.

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