Autumn Statement 2014

Our expert insight and opinion on the Autumn Statement 2014

  • Our 'Agents of growth' research has already shown that the MSB segment has continued to be disproportionately valuable throughout the downturn, contributing £305 billion to UK GDP in 2013 alone.

    Jonathan Riley Head of Tax

    22/10/2014 10:00

  • We are continuing to call for personalised account management for MSBs by government and a dedicated team to look at MSB issues, which would provide the focus needed, while also identifying any cumbersome processes that should be removed.

    Jonathan Riley Head of Tax

    19/03/2014 12:40

  • We know that finance remains a concern for MSBs and again, encourage government explore a provision for corporate venturing which would channel the great cash reserves that are currently sitting on balance sheets, to dynamic MSBs, while also enabling strategic partnerships.

    Jonathan Riley Head of Tax

    22/10/2014 10:10

  • Our interaction on the ground with businesses, as well as our most recent survey findings, show that extending the under 21 employers' NIC exemption to all apprentices would increase the number of businesses offering high quality opportunities.

    Jonathan Riley Head of Tax

    22/10/2014 10:00

Budget 2014

Budget 2014

Budget 2014 announcement missed the opportunity to boost Britain’s overlooked army of mid-sized businesses. Research shows they need help to export more, invest in people, gain access to finance, and reduce the burden of regulation they face.

 

A Budget to boost growth?

We’ve identified key opportunities to support business growth around talent, exports, finance and the wider regulatory environment that we believe should have been addressed in this year’s budget. Read our insight here.

 

Budget 2014 summary

 

Key highlights

 

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