Autumn Statement

  • Christmas / New Year Planning Update

    Our Planning Consultant, Richard Ling, has prepared an update in the light of the Chancellor's Autumn Statement. As usual, the devil is in the detail so Richard's thorough coverage is well worth a read. As the New Year beckons, what will 2014 have in store on the planning front? The Chancellor in his Autumn Statement set out a number of matters summarised as follows:- • Measures to help the High Street both in terms of financial help ...

    Posted at December 20, 2013 | By : | Categories : News,Rural Business | Comments Off on Christmas / New Year Planning Update
  • Investment in skills and infrastructure top SMEs’ wish list

    As the Chancellor prepares to deliver his Autumn Statement tomorrow, the one measure that the UK’s SMEs want to see is a commitment to more spending on road and rail infrastructure, according to a poll by KPMG. The survey of 228 small and medium-sized enterprises found that around a third (31%) felt that increased spending in hard infrastructure would be the single one measure they want to see. When asked what would help with their growth agendas, ...

    Posted at December 4, 2013 | By : | Categories : News,Rural Business | Comments Off on Investment in skills and infrastructure top SMEs’ wish list