Hannah Holdroyd writes a monthly column on behalf of the Federation of Small Businesses.
2:20pm Thursday 8th December 2011
11:43am Monday 13th December 2010
Anyone who runs a business will be aware that VAT is rising to 20% on 4 January 2011. Research by the Institute of Chartered Accounts in England and Wales (ICAEW) found that 6 out of 10 small businesses feel that the increase will affect their cashflow to some degree.
11:31am Thursday 4th November 2010
10:32am Thursday 26th August 2010
10:49am Tuesday 20th July 2010
With abundant public spending cuts, a rising unemployment rate and predictions of a ‘double dip’ recession, many businesses will be wondering how to continue to grow their businesses when money will continue to be tight.
11:48am Thursday 17th June 2010
11:18am Tuesday 25th May 2010
4:44pm Monday 26th April 2010
10:51am Friday 19th March 2010
3:18pm Friday 19th February 2010
Last month we saw the technical end of the recession, however regardless of whether or not we enter a “double dip” recession, 2010 will be a hard year for small businesses, and many say harder than 2009.
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