Latest updates and stories from Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce and its Members

Haiders Bitesize Budget 2018

Written by Haiders Accountants 02/11/2018

With Brexit on the horizon and with no deal in place, it was clear this Budget announced by the Chancellor was more eagerly anticipated than its predecessors. With that in mind we thought we’d provide a bitesize summary of the key points impacting small business owners.
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What the Autumn budget 2018 means for small businesses

As we head into November, Dr. Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) gave his reaction to the Autumn budget:

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A shot in the arm for business investment and growth

Giving his initial reaction to the Chancellor’s Autumn Budget, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

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The Spring Statement 2018

 

by James Pinchbeck, Marketing Partner Streets Chartered Accountants.

The Chancellor has delivered his first Spring Statement, which did away with the typical announcements around tax changes and public sector cuts or increased spending. 

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BCC reacts to Chancellor’s Spring Statement

Commenting on the Spring Statement, delivered today by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

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BCC: Currency volatility compounding cost pressures for many businesses

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) releases the results of its survey, in partnership with American Express, which finds the majority of businesses expect the fall in sterling to increase their costs.

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What impact will the Autumn Budget have on the land and property industry?

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George Hay Chartered Accountants says Chancellor has offered little to SMEs in Autumn Budget, despite calling them the “backbone” of the economy

While measures around the UK’s high-tech economy and a dramatic cut to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) for first-time buyers dominated Philip Hammond’s Budget, George Hay Chartered Accountants, which has offices in Biggleswade, Letchworth and Huntingdon, has criticised the lack of support for SMEs.

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Budget 2017: Full BCC reaction

Giving his reaction to the Autumn Budget, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

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