Home-based businesses employ 28 per cent of the the total workforce???
British small businesses want the government to cut regulation, reduce business taxes, and offer more support and advice. Some 60 per cent of new businesses are now started at home. Home-based businesses employ 28 per cent of the the total workforce and have combined turnover of £364bn, according to research from BT. In total …
Vodafone et al get reducing taxes and government employees lobbying for them at the EU.
Small businesses get an increasing tax rate, less help, and an increasing regulatory burden.
But then what would you expect from a government that is institutionally corrupt and full of inveterate liars.
I could think of nobody worse qualified to give "advice" to small businesses than the monolithic, uncompetitive, incompetent gravy-train that is the UK government and/or the DTI (or BEER or whatever it is they have renamed it to this week).
The best thing the government can do to help small businesses is cut regulation, red tape, stupid tax and PAYE rules and just butt out.
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