Budget 2008

What’s Expected in Budget 2008 for Small Business?

Alistair Darling prepares to deliver Budget 2008 but what will it mean for your small business? The budget 2008 announcement is due in less than an hour (12:30pm) and we’ve had the Federation of Small Business (FSB) and the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) calling for the chancellor to be kind to Britain’s hard-working small firm owners. But will the chancellor listen and respond to these calls in his virgin budget? Will he meet halfway? Or will Britain’s entrepreneurs be burdened with yet more red tape and bureaucracy? Already there is rumour that the 2p increase on fuel duty could be delayed. That would certainly be good news for the many UK businesses that rely so heavily on transport and would be a victory for the truckers who met the chancellor last month . It... »

FSB Budget Submission

Budget 2008 Stirs FSB

The Federation of Small Business has published its Budget Submission ahead of the 2008 Budget next week. »

Budget 2008

Introduction Alistair Darling’s Budget 2008 saw a number of changes to the figures from last year. Here we note all the tax facts of the 2008 budget for you. »