General Election

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Pound Drops as Parliament Hangs

It will come as little surprise to many that the UK has experienced the first hung parliament since 1974. Unfortunately this appears to have had detrimental effects on the pound sterling, having fallen against both the US Dollar and the Euro. Continue reading

Half of small business owners voting for Tory government

According to a recent poll, 50% of small business owners are planning to vote for a Conservative Government. With the General Election due tomorrow many are living in hope that a Hung Parliament will be avoided. Continue reading

The latest on the General Election

With the General Election due to be held on 6th May, yesterday’s debate, televised on BBC1, focused once again on the most discussed issue affecting the UK today – our fragile economy. Continue reading

Vantis suggests cautious optimism amongst small businesses

Despite high inflation levels, little improvement in commercial lending, impending tax increases and a looming General Election, a new report by accountancy group, Vantis, suggests that UK small business owners are becoming increasingly confident about the state of the economy. Continue reading

Will the next UK government be up to the job?

The next UK government will have a lot to do to fix the economy with unemployment sky-rocketing and GDP dropping… Continue reading

Small businesses sceptical about Britain’s future

With the General Election looming ahead of us I’m sure many small
businesses are asking themselves – can any of the political parties
help us out of this difficult, economic slump we’ve found ourselves
in? Continue reading

UK Small business still suffering despite signs of economic recovery

A significant number of small businesses in the UK are still suffering despite signs of economic recovery. Continue reading

Bank of England freezes rates for another month

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) have decided to freeze interest rates at the current level of 0.5% for another month. Continue reading