With the debut Autumn Budget completed, Real Business has offered a quick and easy read of the event for UK SME leaders in just 500 words.
Half of the fund will be shared by the six areas with elected metro mayors to enable them to deliver local transport priorities.
Philip Hammond insists the UK is on a technological journey, and backed that mantra up with an R&D tax credits and investment increase.
Hoping to bridge the UK’s skills gap, chancellor Philip Hammond announced in his Autumn Budget numerous investments for training staff and educating pupils.
The announcement has been received fairly well, although some commentators have suggested that the chancellor could have done more to ease the pressure on SMEs.
As part of his Autumn Budget, Philip Hammond revealed a ten-year action plan will unlock the scale-up ambitions of high-growth SMEs with a £20bn investment package.
SEIS and EIS reform was contained within chancellor Philip Hammond’s 2017 Autumn Statement – measures aimed at targeting so-called “tax-motivated investments”.
After the decision to put an end to the Autumn Statement, Philip Hammond has officially given his first every Autumn Budget speech – here in full.
Uber knew it was the victim of a data breach in October 2016, but made no move to notify the proper authorities. Those whose personal details, the likes of names and email addresses, were snatched, weren’t made aware either.
When I was a kid, there was an air of exclusivity that came with having a degree, much of which came from the fact that they were only accessible to well-off families who could afford to send their children to university.
Around 78 per cent of mid-sized businesses in a survey claimed tax policy was an opportunity to drive growth.
SMEs trading for less than five years are nearly four times as likely to predict significant growth in the next three months than those trading for ten or more years.