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Time for government to help small firms

This government is caught between a range of different pressures and priorities, but it mustn't forget about retail and small businesses.

27th January, 2013

This government is caught between a range of different pressures and priorities - fixing the public finances, getting back in the markets, trying to get the property market going, boosting consumer confidence, and so on. Yet one constituency often seems to get lost in the mix: people running their own business.

The coalition got off to a poor start in relation to this group by refusing to deal with the problem of upward-only rent reviews....

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