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SMEs feel Unrepresented by Politicians

SMEs feel Unrepresented by Politicians

More than a third of small business owners feel their concerns are not taken seriously by any political party, new research has revealed. A survey of 255 business owners by Uswitch.com found 39% felt that small business issues were not being properly represented by the UK’s three main voting choices. The poll also revealed dissatisfaction with the current Government, with three quarters of respondents saying that it had not done enough to help them through the recession. A quarter remained undecided about which way they would vote on May 6. Uswitch.com small business expert, Jake Ridge, said it was “worrying” that firms felt their interests were being overlooked. “Small firms have been at the brunt of the recession and are now battling their way to recovery. Any sup... »