Phil McCabe

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The Budget: A Real Opportunity to Remove the Growth Barriers for Small Firms

(0) Comments | Posted 20 March 2012 | (23:00)

There's absolutely no doubt that history will remember today's Budget as something of a crossroads for the country in an economic sense.

For this will essentially be a sink or swim moment for the UK. If Mr Osborne gets it right it'll help power the country in to recovery...

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Bank Closures: Branch Sharing Could Provide a Solution

(1) Comments | Posted 20 February 2012 | (23:00)

Targets or no targets, the government's Project Merlin scheme designed to get the banks to significantly boost lending to small businesses has fallen short of achieving its aims.

In excess of £1 billion short, in fact. Further, new lending is what matters most and the statistics look even worse...

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